Joshua Stevens

  • Call: 2022


Josh joined Chambers as a full tenant in October 2023 after completing his twelve-month pupillage.

Prior to pupillage, Josh trained as a solicitor in the London office of a leading US law firm (2016 – 2018) and qualified into the tax team.  While an associate (2018 – 2022), he had a wide-ranging practice in the sphere of business tax, primarily advising on the tax aspects of cross-border M&A, debt and equity financing, and restructuring transactions.

He accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ practice including personal tax, corporate tax, VAT, stamp taxes, customs duties and international tax (including transfer pricing).

Josh has particular expertise advising on tax issues and negotiations in the context of M&A and other corporate transactions.  He has a growing interest in environmental taxes and the taxation of natural capital.

A copy of Josh’s privacy notice can be found here.


  • 2022 – 2023 – Pupillage, Pump Court Tax Chambers
  • 2018 – 2022 – Associate Solicitor, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
  • 2016 – 2018 – Trainee Solicitor, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP


  • 2015 – 2016 – Kaplan Law School – LPC (Distinction)
  • 2014 – 2015 – Trinity College, Oxford – BCL (Distinction)
  • 2011 – 2014 – Downing College, Cambridge – BA (Law) (Double First)

Scholarship and Prizes

  • Clarendon-Beloff Scholarship (Trinity College, Oxford)
  • Foundation Scholar and Senior Harris Scholar (Downing College, Cambridge)
  • Graeme Hill Prize for Especial Distinction in Law Part II (Cambridge)
  • Platt Prize for Especial Distinction in Law Part IB (Cambridge)
  • Sweet and Maxwell Prize for highest overall 1st in Law Part IA (Cambridge)


Revenue Bar Association (RBA)

VAT Practitioner’s Group (VPG)