Jo Maxwell

Jo Maxwell

Year of Call 1999


Jo was called to the Bar in 1999. She is a specialist criminal barrister and has been an advocate in the Crown Court since 2007. Jo carries out Category 3 trial work, including multi-handed drugs conspiracies and Conspiracy to steal, assault and burglary cases involving vulnerable victims and serious assaults. Jo also carries out all category 2 work.

Career History:

Jo worked as a lawyer for the Crown Prosecution Service from 2003 until the end of 2017. Previous to that, Jo worked as a personal injury paralegal and a noting clerk in multi-track civil cases.


Bar Vocational Course, Cardiff University

BA (Hons) Law and Business

Other Qualification and Accreditations:

RASSO trained 2016 and 2017

Advocacy and Vulnerable Victims course 2017