Julian is a corporate lawyer with particular experience of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity and the structuring of real estate transactions.

Julian has special expertise in the hotel and leisure industry.

Between 1993 and 1997 Julian was group legal counsel of Betterware Plc becoming Group Commercial Director upon its £126m leveraged buyout in 1998. In 2001 he returned to the legal profession with Halliwells LLP and headed their London corporate team until joining Fladgate in May 2008. He brings a commercial focus to the delivery of legal services derived from the eight years he spent working in industry initially managing a private office and subsequently with Betterware.

Julian studied economics and law at Cambridge University.