Julie Hunter



Julie qualified as a solicitor in 2001 and joined Stephensons in 2017 as a solicitor in the commercial litigation department after having previously been a partner at another firm. 

Julie is highly experienced in litigation and dispute resolution matters covering all aspects of commercial litigation. 

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.