Julie Hunter



Julie qualified as a solicitor in 2001 and joined Stephensons in 2017 in the commercial litigation department, she became a Partner in 2022.

Julie is highly experienced in litigation and dispute resolution matters covering all aspects of commercial litigation. She is supervised by Louise Hebborn.

She specialises in commercial and finance disputes including:

  • Invoice and asset finance
  • Secured finance
  • Commercial contracts disputes and
  • General litigation

She is also experienced in dealing with corporate and personal insolvency matters including:

  • Contested petitions
  • Appointments
  • Competing rights claims
  • Book debt recoveries
  • Ledger collect outs for administrators and liquidators

Other areas of experience include:

  • Asset finance
  • Enforcement of security including legal charges, guarantees, indemnities and warranties
  • Corporate insolvency issues, disputed appointments and petitions
  • Personal insolvency petitions and disputes arising from appointment of trustees
  • Company/shareholder disputes
  • Partnership disputes
  • Professional negligence disputes
  • Commercial recoveries
  • Environmental issues

Key cases

Environment Agency (Thames Region) v John Bushnell Ltd - assessment of statutory charges.

NMB Heller v Merrick Hyde - duty ofcare owed by Factor in relation to assigned debts.

What our clients say

"We have used the services of Julie Hunter and Stephensons on two separate occasions in the last 12 months. The service from Julie and the firm has been out if this world! The service is great but what's even better is the results we have gained. The outcomes achieved due directly to their advice has enabled us as a business to grow and flourish in what has been a very difficult two years.

Without Stephensons and in particular Julie's support and expert advice we may not be here today. With it we are now flourishing! Thank you so very much Julie and Stephensons." - View from a satisfied client

“Your assistance in the matter was exceptional and if we find ourselves in this position again, we will be sure to be in contact.” - View from a client

"I would like to say a huge thankyou to you for all your sound advice and kindness in this matter. I found Stephensons very professional and approachable at what was a stressful time for our business. I’ve been registered manager here for 19+ years, I can honestly say this period has been memorably stressful but you have made things a lot easier. The service they provided us with was efficient and very worthwhile advice. We would definitely use the same contacts in the future if necessary." - Healthcare Manager