Julian is a Partner at Dean Wilson LLP and Head of the Family Department. Julian qualified as a Solicitor in 1998 and has specialised in Family Law ever since, becoming one of the first Solicitors in the area to become a trained Collaborative Family Lawyer. Julian is also a trained Mediator.
Julian’s focus is on resolving, not creating conflict, encouraging negotiations and finding solution. He strives to adopt the approach which will best benefit each individual and to prepare them for life after divorce or separation.
Julian embraces the use of Family Consultants and Financial Neutrals within the Collaborative process as his experience is that this additional assistance only has positive benefits for the clients.
Julian is a ranked lawyer in the leading law directories Chambers UK and Legal 500. Julian is described as “a supremely professional and personable solicitor whose priority is always achieving the best results for his clients”. A source highlighted his ability to empathise with clients, saying “he is one of the most likeable, sympathetic solicitors I know”.
- dealing with cases using the collaborative law model
- acting on high value & complex divorce/separations, particularly with Trusts & pension issues
- resolving childcare disputes
- advising on pre and post nuptial agreements and living together agreements
- advising on cohabitation disputes
Julian is a thoroughbred Brightonian with strong roots in the community, regularly to be found playing league cricket and scratch team golf.