Successful defence of a man charged with historic sexual offences against a family member. The trial involved complex issues as to admissibility of bad character where the offences for which he was convicted were still denied.
Julia joined Chambers in 2018 after relocating to the Cardiff area from Plymouth, Devon.
Julia is an experienced criminal practitioner who has a mixed criminal and regulatory practice. Julia prosecutes and defends in equal measure across a wide range of offences. She is known for her thorough preparation and attention to detail which has led to instructions in complex cases involving fraud, money laundering, drugs, violence and sexual offences. Julia is currently a Grade 3 Prosecutor.
In regulatory crime, Julia has considerable experience of cases involving Trade Mark offences, Consumer Protection offences and offences relating to Food Hygiene.
Prior to starting her career at the Bar Julia worked in a solicitor’s firm gaining a valuable insight into the needs of both professional and lay clients. Her experiences have proved beneficial when dealing with vulnerable defendants and witnesses, being able to assist them through the trial process, whilst ensuring that the significant points are dealt with thoroughly.
Extremely competent, professional and impressive in her advocacy. Legal 500, 2020