Julia is ranked by Chambers UK and The Legal 500 as a Leading Junior in Crime.
In May 2020, she was appointed Junior Treasury Counsel by the Attorney General. Recent instructions include terrorism, murder, human trafficking, cryptocurrency fraud and bribery. See Public Prosecution section for further details.
She is on the “A-List” of specialist regulatory advocates in health & safety and environmental law. She has advised in relation to and appeared in proceedings against companies in fatal accident cases. Recent instructions include fatalities at a waste management site and within a railway depot.
In 2015, she was appointed to the counsel team of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sex Abuse. She was junior counsel to the Children in Custodial Institutions and Children Outside the UK Investigations.
She has represented various interested persons in coronial proceedings, including health professionals, a regulatory body and the family of the deceased.
Julia accepts Direct Access instructions.
What Others say:
“Very hard-working and pleasingly straightforward in her approach.” “She does a fantastic job especially when handling difficult sex cases.” – Chambers UK 2023
“Julia deals with legal arguments, witness testimony and other aspects of court advocacy to the highest standard.’” – Legal 500 UK 2023
“Julia is a force to be reckoned with. She assuredly steers the courts away from error, and is excellent on the law orally and in writing.” – Legal 500 UK 2022
“Leaves no stone unturned and is an excellent and calm practitioner.” – Chambers UK 2021
“A star who has rightly just been appointed junior treasury counsel. Her eye for detail and sheer work ethic make her ideal for large scale fraud cases with bundles of evidence.” – Legal 500 2021
“She has the ability to master complex facts from which she identifies the salient issues with convincing accuracy.” – Legal 500 2020
“She is equally able across a range of disciplines.” – Legal 500 2017
“A very clever and conscientious barrister, she is extremely hardworking and has a very good knowledge of the law.” – Legal 500 2017