Julie graduated from University College Dublin with an honors BCL Degree and was admitted as a Solicitor member of the Law Society of Ireland. She was awarded the O’Reilly Memorial Scholarship by the Law Society.
She thereafter gained very substantial experience spanning complex international corporate transactions and private client work commencing with a professional apprenticeship in Dublin. Here she became very interested in Commercial Law and she took up a position in London to further her career. While she worked in the UK she was also admitted as a member of the Law Society of England and Wales. She returned to Ireland and initially worked in International Corporate Law.
More recently she has worked in general practice where she has continued to enhance her corporate and commercial experience, including Commercial Property and she has also been responsible for an extensive portfolio of Commercial and Civil Litigation. In recent years she has developed a keen interest in Debt Recovery, Banking and Insolvency Law.
Julie has also lectured on the Law Society Personal Insolvency Practitioner course. Throughout her career she has been a keen protagonist of efficient and early dispute resolution and she has trained as a Mediator.
She has also been a Volunteer Mediator with Northside Mediation and is a member of the Law Society Panel of Mediators. Julie is a member of the Law Society Litigation Committee.