‘Is incredibly calm and measured. Nothing fazes him and he has the patience of a saint in dealing with difficult individuals. He has assurance and client handling skills far beyond his years' call. He has a quick and agile mind, often getting to the point quicker than others in the room.’Legal 500 2021, Rising Star and Chambers & Partners 2021, Up and Coming
Joshua is a specialist in financial remedies, jurisdiction/forum disputes and TOLATA work. He appears in the High Court regularly against opponents of all seniority. Frequently, Joshua’s cases are complex, international and have high net worth individuals. Of particular interest to Joshua are cases with offshore trust structures and companies.
Joshua has provided advice and representation in jurisdictions ranging from the Cayman Islands to Canada, the US, Nigeria, Spain, South Africa and the UAE.
Before joining the Bar, Joshua was a tutor at Durham University and worked in politics.
- Financial remedies
- Financial provision and arrangements for children
- Jurisdiction and forum disputes
- Relationship agreements
FS v RS and JS  EWFC 63
Timokhina v Timokhin  EWCA Civ 1284
ET v ST  EWHC 1109 (Fam)
NN v AS & Ors  EWHC 2973 (Fam)
Briers v Briers  EWCA Civ 15
- Middle Temple
- Durham University, LLB (Hons)
- Durham University, MJur (Post-graduate Research Scholarship)
- City Law School, BPTC
Legal 500 2021 – Rising Star
‘Is incredibly calm and measured. Nothing fazes him and he has the patience of a saint in dealing with difficult individuals. He has assurance and client handling skills far beyond his years' call. He has a quick and agile mind, often getting to the point quicker than others in the room.’
Chambers and Partners 2021 – Up and Coming
Impressive up-and-comer with experience of handling a broad array of matrimonial finance disputes, including Schedule 1, Part III and consent orders. His clientele consists of international and high net worth individuals, many of whom are in the midst of family proceedings following serious criminal allegations of fraud.
"Excellent at putting clients at ease and giving them confidence. He also comes up with creative solutions."
"Joshua Viney is a real, spirited fighter for the client's cause. He is massively conscientious, down on the detail, and will fight any fight for you."
"He offers solid advice outside of court, and is clear, pragmatic, direct and knowledgeable."
Joshua enjoys tennis, skiing, running, cooking and theatre/film.