Julian has worked in immigration law since 2002 and is familiar with all aspects of immigration, including applications and appeals from the First Tier Tribunal to the Court of Appeal. She is experienced in entry clearance, immigration, asylum, deportation and EEA work. She specialises in particular in family immigration appeals which have an Article 8 element, and in claims based on sex, sexual orientation and / or gender.
Julian also enjoys judicial review work, including fresh claims; unlawful detention; breach of human rights and securing emergency injunctions against removal. Julian also provides immigration training seminars and is available to bring these seminars to solicitors' firms.
Julian has an increasing practice in extradition law which is complementary to her substantial immigration background. She is familiar with European Arrest Warrants, all elements of ECHR argument and in particular Article 8 appeals, and is able to represent both Requested Persons and Requesting States.
In 2014 Julian was seconded to the Nursing and Midwifery Council where she appeared for the NMC in a wide range of hearings, and she has maintained a regulatory practice since then. She has experience of substantive hearings, interim order hearings and interim/substantive order reviews and has dealt with expert and vulnerable witnesses and a variety of legal issues. She has also gained significant experience in dealing with litigants in person.
Julian is also familiar with the regulatory framework of other regulators and professional disciplinary bodies. She has experience of drafting grounds of appeal and acting in appeals against sanctions such as suspension. As a qualified mediator she is able to mediate or act as mediation advocate where this is a viable option.
Julian appears for the prosecution and defence in all types of criminal matters in the magistrates and Crown Courts. Her knowledge of the intersection between immigration and criminal law means that she is able to provide a holistic service to foreign national prisoners. Her methodical approach has been praised by solicitors and clients.
Julian is experienced in judicial review proceedings from pre-action protocol and emergency applications to full hearings and, where necessary, appeals to the Court of Appeal. She has experience of claims arising from equality and human rights law, including advising on single sex exemptions to the Equality Act 2010.