About

Julia Wookey is an associate solicitor in the dispute resolution team.

Julia works on a broad variety of disputes acting for corporate bodies and individuals alike.

Her practice includes breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, professional negligence, civil fraud and misrepresentation cases. Julia's work often has an international element.

Julia is particularly interested in arts and entertainment cases and also has experience working on matters with a public law element. 

Julia is a founding member of the firm's pro bono committee. She volunteers regularly at Toynbee Hall's Free Legal Advice Centre and at their Women Only Legal Advice Clinic.

Recent work
  • Acting for a charity to successfully recover funds which had been fraudulently misappropriated by a charity trustee.
  • Acting for an ex director accused of fraud, professional misconduct and tortious conspiracy in respect of mining operations across the African continent; with the parties being based in Hong Kong.
  • Advising a model agency in respect of a claim for fraudulent misrepresentation and breach of contract.
  • Acting for an entrepreneur to successfully defend injunctive proceedings.
  • Defending an entrepreneur in respect of allegations of data theft and advising on an computer imaging order.
  • Acting for an art dealer in respect of an authenticity dispute.
  • Advising a reggae artist in a claim against a record label.
  • Advising a professional services client in respect of an application for permission for judicial review to challenge a decision by their regulatory body. 
Accolades
Junior Lawyers Division Pro Bono Award 2017: Julia was Highly Commended.
Did you know
Before joining Howard Kennedy, Julia spent some time in California volunteering on a habeas corpus claim for a prisoner on death row. 

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