Julia joined the firm in September 2014 as a Trainee Solicitor.
Julia worked as a prison law consultant at a legal aid practice before joining Howard Kennedy. Her work encompassed a range of sentencing matters and included regularlyrepresenting prisoners at their independent adjudication hearings in front of district judges and also at parole hearings in front of the Parole Board. She also drafted judicial review pre action letters and dealt with a range of human rights issues. At the same time she was a volunteer Appropriate Adult, providing support for young people and vulnerable adults in police custody. She then went on to volunteer at the California Appellate Project in San Francisco where she assisted with an institutional failure claim as part of a habeas corpus application for a prisoner on death row at San Quentin prison.
She is a ratified volunteer with the Free Representation Unit and has represented individuals at their social security tribunal hearings. She is also a member of the Law Society’s International Action Team.
Julia’s undergraduate degree was in English and Drama from Goldsmiths College, University of London. She then worked while studying for the GDL (commendation) and LPC (distinction) at The College of Law.
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