About Joseph

Joseph is 41 years old. He was born in Hawke’s Bay and grew up in the country. Joseph lives in Queenstown and has built his own law practice in the Southern region.

Joseph left school without any qualifications and later went to university, obtaining an honours degree in Law. He graduated from university on the same day as his youngest sister, the first in their family to do so.

Now Joseph is a senior trial lawyer appearing courts through the South. He is on the Southland Branch Council of the New Zealand Law Society. He was appointed in 2017 by the Deputy Solicitor General to the Crown Prosecution Panel for the Invercargill Crown Solicitor. He has also been appointed by the Court as a Youth Advocate.

Joseph has been an Army reservist and volunteer firefighter. He has three children with his wife Silvia. In his spare time he likes to ski, mountain bike, and spend time with his family.