Josh has a broad commercial litigation and arbitration practice, including civil fraud and asset tracing, the enforcement of judgments and awards, insurance and professional negligence.
Josh has a particular specialism in private international law/the conflict of laws. He is regularly instructed in cases concerning ‘service out’, the pleading and proving of foreign law and the recognition and enforcement of judgments/arbitral Awards (including against States). Alongside full-time practice, Josh teaches International Commercial Litigation and International Arbitration at University College London and has published widely on issues of jurisdiction and enforcement, most recently in festschrifts for Lord Sumption and Professor Bermann.
Josh has been instructed in arbitrations under a variety of institutional rules, as well as ad hoc insurance arbitration. He also appears regularly (both led and as sole counsel) in court applications relating to the entire ‘lifespan’ of arbitrations, from the appointment of arbitrators under section 18 of the Arbitration Act 1996 to section 67 and 69 challenges to awards. Josh also gained significant experience of Indian commercial arbitration from his work as Tribunal Secretary to the Hon’ble Mr Justice Deepak Verma.Privacy notice