Joel Wootten | 39 Park Square


Joel Wootten

Joel has commenced a mixed pupillage under the supervision of Richard Canning and Robert Skyner.

to coming to the Bar, Joel read History at the University of Leeds. He obtained First Class Honours and was awarded the Sid Chaplin Memorial Prize for best undergraduate dissertation. As a result, Joel’s dissertation was published in the academic journal, North-East Labour History, and he was invited to speak at the Journal’s annual conference at Durham University.

Joel converted to law with a GDL from Northumbria University, achieving a Distinction. For the Bar Course, Joel remained at Northumbria and again went on to obtain a Distinction, receiving the highest grade in his cohort for Criminal Advocacy.

Joel was awarded the Diplock Scholarship from the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple for both the GDL and the Bar Course.

Outside of work, Joel enjoys cycling and climbing