Julie completed her law degree at Teesside University and went on to complete the Bar Vocational Course at Northumbria University; being called in 2000. Julie is a Member of Gray’s Inn.
Julie obtained vital experience at Fountain Chambers during pupillage under Stephen Ashurst (later His Honour Stephen Ashurst). Immediately following pupillage, Julie obtained a tenancy, and went on to build up a busy and successful mixed practice.
Following a career break, after having her children, Julie has returned to Fountain Chambers and is now focusing solely on family law.
Julie prides herself on her ability to deal with all her clients in a friendly, professional and thorough manner. Ever conscious of how stressful the court process can be, Julie ensures that she balances practical advice with supporting and reassuring clients during this often-emotional time.
With a welfare-based approach, Julie strives to find solutions to the problems facing litigants and always aims to provide the highest level of client care both to lay clients and to Instructing Solicitors.
Outside of the courtroom you will find her training hard in the gym or walking her naughty Shih Tzu in the Cleveland Hills.