Julia Faure Walker

Julia Faure Walker

"Julia is an absolutely meticulous and thorough barrister who is particularly strong at considering a case from every angle and spotting the hidden pitfalls. She is an extremely fair prosecutor who will take every point that can properly be taken. She works with unfailing courtesy and grace and is an undoubted star of the future."

Legal 500 UK 2024
Year of call: 2004
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Business Crime & Financial Services

Julia has advised individuals and corporate bodies. She has experience of long and complex criminal investigations by the Serious Fraud Office and NCA, and of prosecutions brought by the CPS Fraud Division. Instructions include alleged telecommunications fraud, international money laundering and Ponzi fraud, and more recently, complex cryptocurrency fraud. She has appeared in restraint, confiscation and civil recovery proceedings. She has particular experience of cross-border investigations, and has advised in relation to extradition proceedings involving various types of alleged fraud, including Libor manipulation, as well as corruption.

In May 2020 Julia was appointed Junior Treasury Counsel by the Attorney General.

Notable Cases:

Operation Jigsaw (R v L and others)

Sole junior in highly complicated £5 million cryptocurrency fraud on over 17,000 wallets at Blockchain, transactions having been identified from cluster analysis of transactions, tracing of funds and other complex means.

Re X Ltd

Providing advice over 2 years as to an alleged international Ponzi fraud being investigated by the SFO.

Operation Callahan (R v DM & Others)

Successfully defended the former director of a telecommunications company, accused of a conspiracy to defraud Mobile Network Operators and alleged use of a Commercial Multi-User Gateway (‘COMUG’) in contravention of the Wireless Telegraphy Act 2006, the first prosecution of its kind.

R v W

Money laundering by manager of money services businesses, prosecuted for offences contrary to s. 330 POCA.

United Arab Emirates v A [2012] W.L.R. 2419

Successfully represented, at first instance and at the Requesting State’s appeal to the High Court, a woman whose extradition had been sought by the United Arab Emirates. The case turned on the ambit of the offence of fraud by false representation.

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