BA (University College London), MSc
Called 2005 Inner Temple
Julian’s family practice is predominantly focused on financial matters. He is frequently instructed in financial disputes following divorce and has particular expertise in cohabitation and trusts of land matters. Drawing on his extensive background in property and trust law, Julian is able to advise and represent clients in complex family finance disputes such as those involving equitable accounting, the quantification of beneficial interests, resulting trusts, constructive trusts and other cohabitation disputes including applications under TOLATA 1996. He is also able to act in applications pursuant to the Schedule I of the Children Act 1989, section 37 Matrimonial Proceedings and Property Act 1970 and the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975. He is frequently trial counsel of choice in cases involving proprietary estoppel, constructive trusts – both sole and joint name scenarios – and resulting trusts where his extensive knowledge of case law and forensic cross-examination frequently brings success.
Julian also accepts instructions in public and private children proceedings. He has dealt with a wide range of serious matters including allegations of rape and the viewing of indecent images of children as well as a wide range of Child Arrangements Orders, Specific Issues Order and the like. Where appropriate he is able to offer pragmatic advice that seeks to resolve matters on the best possible terms. He is a committed advocate and is popular with both lay and professional clients.
In his spare time, Julian likes cooking, wine (especially Burgundy), rugby (both codes), reading and being dragged by his dog for lengthy country walks.
Julian Sidoli is a barrister registered with Bar Standards Board of England and Wales. He is a sole practitioner and has professional liability insurance provided by the Bar Mutual Indemnity Fund Ltd., Bar Mutual Management Company, 90 Fenchurch Street, London EC3M 4ST www.barmutual.co.uk. Bar Mutual provides cover for claims brought anywhere in the world.
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