Julie Hunter

Solicitor

Biography

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 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.