Julia studied Law at Bristol University and qualified as a solicitor in 1974.
In 1993, Julia established her own practice in Guildford to provide a specialist service for private clients in all aspects of relationship breakdown. In 2012 Julia merged her firm with Gordons and Julia became a partner. She established the Family and Wills & Probate departments in our Guildford office.
Julia has been a member of Resolution (formerly the Solicitor’s Family Law Association) since 1985. She also trained as a family mediator in 1990, and practiced as a mediator for 10 years. She was appointed as a Deputy District Judge in April 1999 and retired in March 2017.
Julia has extensive experience in dealing with all aspects of divorce and separation, whether married or cohabiting. She also undertakes many private children disputes.
Various comments from her very satisfied clients include:
“I felt extremely fortunate to have you as my solicitor. Your vast experience translated into advice that was no-nonsense, calm, reassuring, empathetic and professional. I felt you understood my situation… I would happily and unreservedly recommend you and your team to all.”
“To think the place where I was when I first met you… and to where I am now. Such a relief. You were great…relaxed me on a personal level and made it all run smoothly.”
“Thank you once again for all your work; especially the sensitive way in which you made a distressing situation straightforward and manageable.”
“I feel a lot better having met you and spoken to you. You have a very calm and reasoning approach. It is a great relief to feel I am in good hands.”
“Thank you again for everything you did for me. As I know I’ve said before, ‘thank you’ seems too small to express how truly grateful I am to you.”
“A HUGE THANK YOU for all the hard work you put into getting me a decent (fabulous) settlement.”