Julia studied law at Birmingham University before beginning her legal training in Sheffield. There she spent 12 years working with national and international businesses and government departments, specialising in managing the employee issues that surround business restructure. An experienced tribunal advocate with particular expertise in discrimination issues, Julia acted for a wide variety of manufacturing businesses in her next role as a legal advisor in South Yorkshire.
Returning to the West Midlands, Julia spent the past seven years as a Senior Associate where she supported owners, managers and manufacturing businesses with major reorganisations, including the management of industrial relations and successfully defending her clients in Employment Tribunals. Julia joined FBC Manby Bowdler in July 2016 and heads up our Employment Law and HR Team, working with a range of agricultural, manufacturing and SME clients across Shropshire and the West Midlands.
In September 2021, Julia was appointed as the firms Training Principle in which she acts as a mentor to all of our Apprentices and Trainees.
Julia studied as a trapeze artist and wanted to perform with a troupe at a festival!