Julian Sidoli

Julian Sidoli

julian-sidoliJulian Sidoli

BA (University College London), MSc

Called 2005 Inner Temple

Julian is a civil practitioner who specialises in Chancery, Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence appearing in courts throughout England and Wales. Julian originally graduated from University College London and was called to the Bar by the Inner Temple. A former legal academic, Julian has published a number of books and in excess of 70 papers on various aspects of law and has lectured extensively internationally including Canada, Australia, most of Western Europe and India. Julian is a member of the Wales and Chester Circuit and the Chancery Bar Association. Julian combines a detailed grasp of both procedural and substantive law with skilled, measured advocacy and excellent client care. He very often receives repeat instructions and is often involved from the outset of major cases. He is willing to informally discuss cases prior to instruction with professional clients. Current and recent instructions include:

L v B (2018) Chancery. Three day multi-track trial before HHJ Keyser QC regarding a claim for a constructive trust in a non-matrimonial property in a sole name scenario.

M v E (2018) Chancery. Contested probate claim involving allegations of fraud, expert evidence of forged signatures, issues regarding solicitors benefitting under a will as per Franks v Sinclair 2007. Ongoing.

Estate of W (Deceased) v P (2018) Chancery. Successful defence of a dependency claim under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependents) Act 1975.

H v R v G v B (2018) Chancery. Multi-party, multi-track trial before HHJ Milwyn Jarman QC. Contested declaration sought for removal of legal charge over commercial property. Issues included corporate personality, equitable charges, constructive trusts and proprietory estoppel.

W v A (2018) Clinical negligence, quantum in excess of 700k, concussion/brain injury, significant loss of earnings/loss of congenial employment. Ongoing.

M v B (2018) Clinical Negligence, serious surgical negligence requiring further surgery, permanent disability, life-long care, home adaptations – quantum in excess of 200k.

A v D (2017) Personal injury, multi-track, damages pleaded at over 200k, complicated and contradictory medical advice, important issues of mental health and unwillingness to undergo treatment. Successfully settled on eve of trial on behalf of Claimant.

P v H (2017) Personal injury, multi-track, damages pleaded at over 250k, Claimant with extensive pre-existing medical conditions. Numerous conferences, opinion on liability, opinion on quantum. Successful settlement before trial.

M v B Ltd (2018) Personal Injury, multi-track, serious accident at work, subsequent disability, damages pleaded at over £250,000 including general damages and future loss of earnings. Initial advice, conference, opinions on liability and quantum, advice on settlement. Ongoing.

Practice Areas;

  • Civil Law
  • Housing Law

In his spare time, Julian likes cooking, wine (especially Burgundy), rugby (both codes), reading and being dragged by his dog for lengthy country walks.


Julian Sidoli is a barrister registered with Bar Standards Board of England and Wales. He is a sole practitioner and has professional liability insurance provided by the Bar Mutual Indemnity Fund Ltd., Bar Mutual Management Company, 90 Fenchurch Street, London EC3M 4ST www.barmutual.co.uk. Bar Mutual provides cover for claims brought anywhere in the world.

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