Expertise

Julia is a partner in the Construction and Engineering team specialising in construction and major projects in the UK and internationally. She has significant expertise in the UK development sector and her experience also extends across transport (especially rail), PFI/PPP, student accommodation, logistics, hotels, energy, renewables, asset/facilities maintenance and engineering sectors. She advises private and public sector owners/developers, funders, contractors and consultants.

Julia focuses on strategic solutions across the project lifecycle to deliver objectives and her expertise includes resolution of disputes. Noted for her client-facing approach, Julia is recognised in Chambers UK, Legal 500 and Legal Experts, described as "commercially minded" and "very good with details, strategy and negotiations".

Recent transactions include advising:

  • The Crown Estate on construction/development for projects including St James' Gateway and Quadrant 3, Blocks W4 and W5, as part of Regent Street's £1 billion investment programme
  • AXA on the redevelopment of 60 Holborn Viaduct, London to create 210,000 sq ft of offices with separate retail and restaurant space and AXA and MGPA on the re-development of 6 Bevis Marks
  • Regents Godiva on construction, letting and forward funding of 770 student accommodation development at Coventry
  • Lagos State Government on PPP concession and related documentation for design, construction and operation of the $1 billion 27-kilometre mass-transit light-rail system in Lagos
Professional memberships
  • Technology and Construction Solicitors' Association (TeCSA) – Secretary
  • Society of Construction Law
Education
  • Nottingham University (LLB)
  • LPC, College of Law
Languages
  • Spanish