BA (University College London)
Called 2005 Inner Temple
Julian is a family specialist with a nationwide practice. Julian originally graduated from University College London and has subsequently studied at the University of Birmingham and Cardiff University. He was called to the Bar by the Inner Temple. A former legal academic, Julian has published in excess of 70 papers on various aspects of law and has lectured extensively internationally including Canada, Australia and India. He continues to write frequently for various publications and is the Joint Editor of ‘Studies in Housing Law.’ He is also Series Editor of Juris Diversitas.
Julian accepts instructions in all areas of family law. He regularly represents local authorities, parents and interveners (for example, those seeking Special Guardianship) in Children’s Act Care proceedings. He also represents parents in private law disputes. He has dealt with a range of serious matters including allegations of rape and the viewing of indecent images of children. He is a committed advocate and is popular with both lay and professional clients.
Julian is frequently instructed in financial dispute resolution following divorce or the like. Drawing on his background in property and trust law, Julian is able to advise and represent clients on complex family finance matters such as constructive trusts or cohabitation disputes under TOLATA 1996. He is also able to act in applications pursuant to the Schedule I of the Children Act 1989 and the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975.
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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