Joe joined Hunters as a partner in 2004 and was senior partner from 2006 to 2011. Joe became a Consultant in 2016.

He is a private client lawyer, with an in-depth expertise in inheritance tax planning, and capital gains tax and income tax planning and reliefs for high net worth individuals. He also deals with a wide range of general private client work, acting for a number of landed estates, entrepreneurs and offshore clients, and has advised on the tax aspects of a range of commercial transactions.

Joe is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and the City of Westminster & Holborn Law Society Revenue Committee.

Joe is recommended in the Personal Tax, Trusts and Probate section of the Legal 500 2016, recognised for being “hugely experienced, technically brilliant and very wise.” He is also recommended in the Agriculture and Rural Affairs and Private Client sections of Chambers 2013 and the Private Client section of Chambers Global 2016.

Joe is listed as a Leader in his Field in the Private Client section of Chambers 2016, described as “absolutely outstanding” and with “huge knowledge and huge attention to detail”.

  • “He is extremely approachable, easy to get on with, and you also know he has a top-class brain. He knows everything there is to know about inheritance tax.”
    Chambers 2017
  • “Hugely experienced, technically brilliant and very wise”
    Legal 500 2016
  • “He is very thorough and easy-going. He is good with clients, yet technical. He has a lot of experience”
    Chambers HNW 2016
  • “He is very bright and extremely good with clients”
    Chambers HNW 2016
  • “huge knowledge and gives great attention to detail”
    Chambers HNW 2016
  • “He has been at the top of his game for a very long time”
    Chambers HNW 2016
  • “absolutely outstanding, first-class”
    Chambers HNW 2016
  • “absolutely outstanding”
    Chambers 2016
  • “huge knowledge and huge attention to detail”
    Chambers 2016
  • “a lot of expertise and is not daunted by complex issues”
    Chambers 2015