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Addleshaw Goddard

Work 020 7606 8855
Fax 020 7606 4390

Julia Court

Work + 44 (0)20 7788 5059
Addleshaw Goddard

Work Department

Construction, Engineering and Environment


Partner, Construction


Julia is a partner in the Construction and Engineering team specialising in construction and major projects in the UK and internationally. She has significant expertise in the UK development sector and her experience also extends across transport (especially rail), PFI/PPP, student accommodation, logistics, hotels, energy, renewables, asset/facilities maintenance and engineering sectors. She advises private and public sector owners/developers, funders, contractors and consultants.

Julia focuses on strategic solutions across the project lifecycle to deliver objectives and her expertise includes resolution of disputes.




  • Technology and Construction Solicitors' Association (TeCSA) – Secretary


  • Nottingham University (LLB)
  • LPC, College of Law

London: Real estate


Within: Construction

Addleshaw Goddard is ‘excellent for strategy, negotiation and quick responses.’ Andy McVeigh and the ‘excellent and smartJonathan Tattersall jointly lead the construction team. McVeigh heads the London construction team, specialising in residential development and student accommodation, where he continues to advise UPP on all of its student accommodation schemes; recent instructions include closing a £160m transaction with the University of Hull for the development and operation of 12 new student accommodation blocks. Julia Court joined the team from King & Wood Mallesons, and has been advising on infrastructure, early works contracts and construction issues relating to the Battersea Power Station £8bn redevelopment. Nancy McGuire is advising on the refurbishment of the Palace of Westminster, a UNESCO world heritage site and Grade 1 listed building. In the transactional space, Luke Baines has international experience includes working in Western Australia on major energy and resources projects, such as providing the construction documentation for a AUS$7bn iron ore mine and a US$34bn LNG project. Associate Keith Browne works for a number of the firm’s key clients, such as Britvic, ABF, Nationwide and Travelodge, providing advice on both civil and engineering projects, as well as PPP schemes. The transactional team also acts on some of the largest PFI disputes in the UK, being particularly strong in healthcare PFI, acting on the Peterborough (JLIF and Infrared), Norfolk & Norwich, Birmingham, Central Manchester, Newcastle, Middlesbrough and Liverpool hospital disputes.

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