Julia Faure Walker

Julia Faure Walker

‘A very clever and conscientious barrister, she is extremely hardworking and has a very good knowledge of the law.’

Legal 500 2017
Year of call: 2004
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Criminal Prosecution - Public

Julia prosecutes cases which are complex, sensitive and serious.

She has been instructed by CPS HQ’s Organised Crime Division as trial counsel in cases involving large-scale drug importation, international money laundering and the procurement of passports by criminal groups, following investigations by the NCA, or previously, SOCA. She has been led by senior Treasury Counsel in cases of murder and corporate manslaughter. She has also successfully prosecuted, as sole junior, cases involving firearms, child sexual exploitation, child cruelty and cybercrime.

 She has substantial experience of dealing with complicated disclosure issues, surveillance under RIPA and evidence obtained overseas, and is experienced in handling vulnerable witnesses. She has completed ICCA “Advocacy and the Vulnerable” training

Julia has also acted as Independent Counsel to advise in relation to material that may be subject to legal professional privilege

Cases

Operation Jussory (R v Samuels & 3 others)

Sole prosecution junior at trial, instructed by CPS HQ’s International Justice and Organised Crime Division.

Heathrow baggage handlers conspired with others to import cocaine from Brazil.  Featured “Spoofer” phone technology (masking origin and destination of calls) Investigation by National Crime Agency.

R v Rolf Harris

Led Prosecution Junior at 2 trials in 2017 and in appeal against convictions arising from separate proceedings in 2014.
Former artist, singer and children’s entertainer was accused of non-recent indecent assaults.

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Operation Crepitus (R v Duggan & 3 others)

Led Prosecution Junior, instructed by CPS Special Casework.
Conspiracy to cause explosions likely to endanger life, at 27 ATM machines across London over 10-month period.

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Operation Lift (R v Gill & 17 Others)

Led Prosecution Junior at trial, instructed by CPS HQ’s Organised Crime Division.

International money laundering of £35 million through 19 shell companies, investigated by the National Crime Agency.

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Operation Dartford (R v Trotman & Dyett)

Sole Prosecution Junior at trial, Instructed by CPS Essex RASSO Unit.

Grooming and sexual exploitation of vulnerable teenage girls. Offences included rape and facilitation of child sexual offences. Essex Police’s first major child sexual exploitation investigation.

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R v Masamba

Led Prosecution Junior, instructed by CPS London’s Homicide.

The “Hounslow Slasher” targeted lone women at night and slit their throats

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Operation Dearly

Led Prosecution Junior at trial, instructed by CPS HQ’s Organised Crime Division.

Conspiracy to import cocaine from Colombia, via mainland Europe, orchestrated from inside prison in the UK. One of SOCA’s most complex ever investigations.

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Operation Ute

Sole Prosecution Junior at trial and in Court of Appeal, instructed by CPS London.

Prosecution of ring-leader in violent disorder outside Israeli Embassy during demonstrations against Israeli government action in Gaza.

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