Joseph Millington Regulatory

Call: 2009

Introduction

Joseph graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2005 with an upper second class degree in law. He then obtained a Master of Philosophy in Playwriting Studies at the University of Birmingham before completing the BVC at the City Law School, London.

He was awarded an Inner Temple Exhibition for his BVC year. He achieved the grade of Outstanding on the BVC, obtaining 100% in his civil litigation examination.

Joseph secured pupillage on completion of the BVC to commence in October 2010. Prior to starting pupillage, he returned to work as a paralegal in the motor fraud department of an industry leading insurance litigation firm, a job which he had first enjoyed for a period after his playwriting studies.

Joseph joined Chambers as a tenant in October 2011 following the successful completion of his predominantly civil and commercial pupillage primarily under the supervision of David Warner.
Joseph accepts instructions in all areas of chambers expertise.

Qualifications and Appointments:

LLB (Nottingham) Upper Second Class

MPhil (Birmingham) Playwriting Studies

BVC (City Law School) Outstanding


Regulatory

Joseph is regularly instructed to prosecute regulatory offences, including offences of unlicensed money lending under the Consumer Credit Act 1974. Joseph has recently benefitted from being led by a senior member of Chambers in a high value VAT appeal in the First Tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber) in London, a case which involved complex expert evidence in the field of macro-economic theory within the specific context of the motor industry. Joseph demonstrated an ability to engage critically with complicated theoretical arguments without losing sight of the legal, factual and economic realities of the case.

 

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Trading Standards, Consumer Protection & Food Safety

Joseph is instructed in trading standards matters (such as counterfeit clothing) and offences under the Consumer Protection From Unfair Trading Regulations 2008 relating to misleading commercial practices.

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