UCL Faculty of Laws


Joshua Folkard

Associate Lecturer (Teaching)

Qualifications: BA Jurisprudence with Law Studies in Europe, University of Oxford, Bachelor of Civil Law, University of Oxford


Current Teaching: LLM International Commercial Litigation, LLB Conflict of Laws, LLM International Arbitration



Josh is a barrister practising at Twenty Essex in London. His practice focuses on international disputes, including: (a) service out of the jurisdiction; (b) the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards; (c) international arbitrations under a variety of institutional rules; and (d) Court applications relating to arbitration.


He has published widely in the conflict of laws, including recently (i) a case note on Brownlie v Four Seasons [2018] 2 All ER 91 ([2018] 132 Law Quarterly Review 344); (ii) a note on Aspen Insurance v Credit Europe Bank [2020] 2 WLR 919 ([2020] 79(3) CLJ 427); and (iii) the ‘Good Arguable Case’ chapter in ‘Challenging Private Law’, a festschrift for Lord Sumption.