2019: The year in review
Managing Partner, Simon Leighton, recalls the highs…Read More › ›
Julie specialises in complex development site acquisitions and regeneration schemes including advising on JV and SPV acquisition vehicles, funding and land assembly. Her expertise includes mixed use sites, stock rationalisation and large scale voluntary transfers, asset registers, disposals, site appraisals, property finance, governance and vires matters, securitisation and commercial property. Julie also specialises in the complexities of developing accommodation that supports people with severe learning difficulties to live independently.
Julie’s commercial property expertise includes advising Registered Provider clients on office accommodation, disposals of shops and other commercial premises, and acquiring office premises (for both RP and commercial clients). A particular specialism which Julie has built up in the housing sector relates to care accommodation. She also advises Registered Providers on governance and vires matters.
As a key member of our core management team, Julie closely supports our managing partner in delivering our strategic vision centring on firm expansion, service growth and business development. She also delivers regular client training and updates, and is a regular keynote speaker at housing seminars and conferences.
Julie is a member of the Association of Women Solicitors. She qualified as a lawyer in 2001 and joined Croftons as a Partner from Trowers and Hamlins in 2014.