has experience of all principal domestic standard form contracts and sub-contracts including JCT
, GC/Works, NEC2, NEC3, DOM/1 and DOM/2, together with FIDIC forms used in both an international and a domestic context.
has also worked with bespoke forms of contract for domestic construction and infrastructure projects.
has specialised in construction law since qualification and advises on non-contentious matters for a broad range of clients including major developers, banks, institutional investors, universities, housing associations, RSLs, retailers, professionals and contractors.
experience includes advising on procurement structures, risk profiles, tendering procedures, drafting and negotiating building contracts (including bespoke agreements for specific clients) and construction due diligence for investment purposes.
also advises on insolvency issues, construction aspects of agreements for lease, development agreements, agreements for sale and facility agreements.
has some knowledge of EU procurement and is also familiar with Public and Private Partnership arrangements in the health care sector, such as NHS LIFT schemes.
Julie obtained an honours degree in law from Girton College Cambridge.
legal practice course at the College of Law in Guildford and qualified in 1997.
Julie worked as an assistant solicitor in the construction department of Herbert Smith LLP before joining S J Berwin LLP in 2004.
She became a partner at Fenwick Elliott in September 2007.
participates in both internal and external construction law seminars and has spoken on a range of topical issues.
organises and runs bespoke in-house training sessions for key clients.
Julie is a member of the Society of Construction Law, and RICS Contracts Panel Steering Group.