Julian is an experienced civil litigator in our Disputes and Litigation team and has worked at Wolferstans since 2016.
Julian obtained his LLB in 1999 at the University of Leeds and later obtained an LLM (Masters in Law) in 2002 at the University of New South Wales, in Sydney, Australia.
He was admitted in New South Wales in 2004 and worked in a medium-sized commercial and insurance firm in Sydney for 15 years acting mainly for insurers in litigated disputes.
He returned to Plymouth in 2014 and was admitted in England and Wales in 2016 when he joined Wolferstans.
Julian works predominantly in the field of contentious probate and trusts disputes. He also acts in professional negligence and property ownership disputes.
Over the years, Julian has acted for a wide range of clients, from individuals to multinational insurers. He takes a practical, solution focused approach to the early resolution of disputes, fighting for the best outcome for his clients through a firm understanding of their needs and desired outcomes.
Julian is an Associate member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS) and is trustee of a local charitable organisation.
Due to his time in
Australia, Julian also continues to act as UK agent for a number of Sydney law
Outside of law, Julian is a keen Squash player, and enjoys the beach and kicking a football about with his two young sons.
What Julian's Clients Say
“You didn’t leave a stone unturned. Your professionalism and concern helped me to take a leap of faith and you delivered all I was hoping for. Thank you.”
“I can’t thank you enough for these last months. Your focus and dedication to my case has been outstanding. I wouldn’t be in this cosy situation without you. If ever any friends or colleagues are ever in need of a brilliant solicitor in your field I’ll know where to direct them.”
“Would like to say a huge thank you for all that you have done for us. We could not have asked for any one better to represent us. You have guided us through this difficult time and given us solid advice which has been much appreciated.”
“Thank you so very much. With your help & expertise you were able to achieve the seemingly impossible. It was a pleasure dealing & working with you.”
“Julian, just to say a heartfelt thank you for all you have done for me. It was a difficult process but your caring and professional approach made it bearable… you are such a star!”
“I would like to thank both Emma Banner and Julian Burrows for their sound advice and patience in dealing with respective aspects of my matter. It Is a great relief to know now that a satisfactory conclusion has been reached.”
“I felt that Julian went above and beyond when dealing with me. He seemed to see me as an individual and went out of his way to manage my case, and me, with an understanding I did not expect. I feel he was very supportive, professional and explained everything in terms I could understand.”
“We have been extremely pleased with the service and support you have provided throughout. Your knowledge and constant chasing I’m sure helped to bring this matter to an end.”
“Julian was a great support. His promptness and attention to detail was invaluable. His advice was always well considered and allowed us to reach the right decisions. We truly felt like we had an ally not just someone who was doing their job although he did that very well too. He is an asset to Wolferstans and an ambassador to the brand. We would have no hesitation in recommending him.”