Julia advises major developers on matters such as rights to light, vacant possession strategies/site assembly, trespass, restrictive covenants and easements. She has considerable experience in commercial landlord and tenant issues including business lease renewals, break notices, tenant arrears/insolvency, landlord consents, dilapidations and service charge disputes. She handles high value and complex cases which result in lengthy court trials. She also advises in the areas of enfranchisement, pre-emption and party walls, as well as Land Compensation Act issues.
Named as an "Associate to Watch" in Chambers & Partners 2020, and described as a "fantastically good" associate with "superb attention to detail."
Named in Legal 500 2020 as a Next Generation Lawyer and cited for her "remarkable intellect".
Julia's experience includes advising:
- Canary Wharf Group Plc in a claim for unpaid rent and other damages resulting from the Lehman Brothers administration
- TAG Farnborough Airport in a claim by 250 local residents for compensation for loss in value of their homes as a result of aircraft noise
- A major international bank in a high-profile mortgage possession claim in excess of £20 million
- Amsprop London Limited, Lord Sugar's property investment fund, in a professional negligence action against a firm of solicitors
Julia joined Herbert Smith Freehills as a trainee in 2008 and qualified as a Solicitor in 2010. She became a Solicitor Advocate with full rights of audience in the High Court in 2012.