Joshua Hitchens is a barrister at Outer Temple Chambers. Specialist in human rights and public law. Member of the Equality and Human Rights Commission Panel of Counsel, the Centre for Women’s Justice Legal Reference Panel, The Attorney General’s JJ Panel and the CPS 1 Panel. He has practised in both civil and criminal law in tribunals ranging from the Magistrates’ Court to the Privy Council. Regularly appears for both Local Authorities and the Official Solicitor in forced marriage High Court and Court of Protection proceedings.