Joe McKie - Trainee Costs Draftsperson
An excellent communicator, Joe joined Carter Burnett to embark on the first stage of his legal career after graduating from Hull University with a First Class Law Degree.
During his time as a student, his superb knowledge of the law saw him earn an Oxford University Press Award for achieving the highest grade in the Employment Law module.
• Costs budgeting
• Bills of Costs
• Schedules of Costs
What's the best thing about working at Carter Burnett?
Every member of the team is so welcoming and supportive, with no question left unanswered. I’m sure that will provide me with a great foundation for development as I look to forge a successful career and realise my long-term potential develop as a Costs Draftsperson. It’s also a growing team that feels great to be part of.
What do you like to do in your spare time?
Having recently purchased my first home with my girlfriend, we do enjoy binge watching various shows on Netflix. I can’t see it taking too long before I finally give in and get a dog. I also enjoy gaming and I’m a huge Man United fan.
What type of music do you like?
I’m a real mixed bag when it comes to music. I enjoy R&B and indie music but my guilty pleasure is Country music – which I blame my Dad for!
How would you describe yourself in 5 words?
Loyal, friendly, caring, determined and funny.
What’s your favourite food?
This is a difficult one to narrow down but I’ll go with Mexican food like fajitas, enchiladas and quesadillas.
What film or boxset would you recommend to others?
It has to be Breaking Bad. I’ve watched it three times over and it’s always just as good as the first time! Better Call Saul is also a great watch if you enjoy Breaking Bad.
Which smartphone App could you not live without?
Twitter – mine has basically become a Manchester United news feed and I couldn’t live without it!
What are your pet hates?
People who eat loudly – there’s just no need!
Who would you most like to meet and why?
Cristiano Ronaldo – he’s my childhood hero and has enjoyed such a long and illustrious career.
If you could go back in time, what advice would you give your younger self?
Learn to relax a little, it’ll all be alright!
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