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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Criminal Regulatory

In June 2019, Julia was appointed to ‘List A’, the highest level, of the HSE’s list of specialist regulatory advocates in health and safety and environmental law.

She has appeared in Crown Court prosecutions for gross negligence manslaughter, corporate manslaughter and where death has resulted from breaches of the Health and Safety at Work Etc Act.  She has advised on companies’ and individuals’ regulatory obligations, including under LOLER, PUWER, the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations and Food Safety Regulations. She has advised a national retailer in respect of confiscation proceedings under POCA 2002, following regulatory breaches. She has lectured on the environmental permitting regulations and on corporate liability.

Notable Cases:

Re X

Advice and appearance in coronial proceedings on behalf of regulator following death in a railway depot.

R v Baldwin & Baldwin Skip Hire Ltd

Prosecution of managing director of waste sorting site and of company for offences under the HSWA, following death of worker whose clothing became entangled in unguarded moving parts of a trommel screener. Sole junior at trial at Norwich Crown Court in March 2019.

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R v. Czernik (Operation Languard)

First UK prosecution for selling counterfeit airbags following an international investigation. Defendant was charged with offences under section 92 of the Trade Marks Act 1994. Julia advised and represented Crown in proceedings from 2017 to 2018.

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R v. Monavon Construction Ltd and another
Prosecution of a company (for corporate manslaughter) and one of its directors (for a HSWA offence), following the death of two members of the public, who fell into an uncovered light well on a construction site in central London. Prosecution Junior in proceedings at the Central Criminal Court in 2016.

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HSE v Fluor Ltd and another

Prosecution of the principal contractor in an offshore wind farm project, following the death of an installation foreman, and serious injury to another worker, during the lifting of a turbine blade from port to barge.  Defence junior at 4-week trial at Chelmsford Crown Court in July 2015.

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