Joseph Murphy

Call 2017 (Solicitor 2007-2017)

Joseph Murphy

Practice Overview

Joe joined Chambers in June 2018 following the successful completion of a third-six pupillage under the guidance of Mark Allen.

Joe qualified as a solicitor in 2007 and began his early career in a traditional South Wales High Street firm. Thereafter he moved to a specialist Legal 500 firm in Cardiff before joining the legal departments at Blaenau Gwent and latterly Merthyr Tydfil Local Authorities where he specialised in all areas of child protection and regulatory enforcement. He transferred to the Bar in 2017.

Notable and Reported cases

  • Family and Child Protection Law

    Joe has an extensive Family Law practice with a particular emphasis on Public Law. He frequently represents Local Authorities in care proceedings in The Family Court. Joe also has considerable experience of representing parents and the Children’s Guardian.

    Joe accepts instructions in a wide variety of other family court matters including private law cases.

  • Sports Law

    Joe offers specialist legal advice and representation to those involved in professional and amateur sports in all aspects of sports negotiation and litigation. 

    In 2017 he was appointed to the position of Chairman of the Football Association of Wales Disciplinary Appeals Panel.

  • Education & Qualification

    Joe was educated at Cardinal Newman RC Comprehensive School, Pontypridd before going on to read law at Cardiff University. He then undertook the Legal Practice Course at Cardiff Law School.

    Joe was called to the Bar in 2017.