Previously chief legal adviser at the National Farmers’ Union, Julie now heads up our Agriculture team. Described by The Legal 500 as having “a high degree of competence and a forensic mind” and a “great technical knowledge of the Agricultural Holdings Act and other relevant legislation”, Julie’s work for clients covers agricultural landlord/tenant, succession, farming partnerships, share and contract farming agreements and other joint ventures, co-operative structures, crop supply contracts, water abstraction, sporting agreements, cropping arrangements and everything associated with changes in farm subsidies and environmental schemes.
Julie is a co-author of the Agricultural Precedents Handbook (3rd edition, LexisNexis) and writes articles, blogs, tweets and gives talks on the latest legal developments that impact on farm businesses. She is a Fellow and member of the Council of the Agricultural Law Association, and manages our internal Agri-Academy.
In her spare time she is a governor of the Royal Agricultural University.