Mr Joshua Bowker > Chambers of Richard Chapman KC > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Richard Chapman KC
18 St John Street Chambers
M3 4EA
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Joshua specialises in all areas of criminal law, and accepts instructions for both prosecution and defence in the Crown Court and Magistrates’ Court.

Joshua has represented Defendants in the Magistrates’ Court, the Crown Court and the Court of Appeal in relation to offences including violence, drugs, dishonesty and driving.

He has prosecuted offences in the Magistrates’ Court, and an array of appeals against conviction in the Crown Court.

He has experience in Prison Law, having represented a number of individuals seeking release or relocation from prison.

Joshua also has an interest in regulatory work, having successfully prosecuted on behalf of a Local Authority on matters involving environmental breaches and breaches of planning permission.

He was selected to be Junior of the Northern Circuit in 2019.

Joshua joined Chambers in 2018 after successfully completing pupillage under the supervision of Rachel Faux. During pupillage, Joshua observed a number of serious and complex trials in the Crown Court, and assisted with the preparation and research of them.

Prior to commencing pupillage, Joshua worked as a County Court Advocate, representing parties in all manner of civil proceedings, including small claims trials.

Appointed CPS Fraud Panel.