Julie Cohen > SA Law LLP > St Albans, England > Lawyer Profile

SA Law LLP
GLADSTONE PLACE
36-38 UPPER MARLBOROUGH ROAD
ST ALBANS
AL1 3UU
England

Work Department

Family.

Position

Solicitor, Family Law. Advising in all aspects of the law in relation to families and partners, Julie particularly supports clients with relationship breakdown and the wide range of financial and children issues that can arise as a result. Many of her clients are high-net-worth individuals, especially those with complex matrimonial finances to divide. Julie is also experienced in resolving domestic violence situations.
Dual qualified to practice law in England & Wales and the United States, this can be extremely valuable for international families and relationships.
Born in the former Soviet Union in the former Republic of Ukraine, under the surname Zhalkovsky, Russian is Julie’s native language. Julie is proud to assist Russian-speaking clients navigate the English family law system.

Career

Associate attorney, Walston Legal Group, USA (2006 – 2007); associate family law attorney, Quintero Family Law Services (2008 – 2009); solicitor, Garson Law & Mediation (2011 – 2013); senior family solicitor, Farani Taylor Solicitors (2014 – 2018), solicitor, SA Law (2018 – date).

Languages

Russian (native speaker)
English (fluent)

Memberships

Member of Resolution.

Education

University of California at Santa Barbara, BA, Law and Society (1998 – 2002); University of California, Hastings College of the Law, Juris Doctor, Law (2003 – 2006).

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Private client > Family: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx

SA Law LLP’s family team has experience in challenging children matters involving sensitive issues such as abuse, as well as complex financial cases often with an international element. Based in St Albans, the team regularly uses mediation as an alternative method of resolution. Practice leader Marilyn Bell advises on a range of family matters including high-net-worth financial cases, civil partnerships and domestic violence. Kiran Beeharry handles prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, as well as receiving regular instructions from clients in respect of divorce and financial provision for children. Other key members of the team include Simran Gupta and Julie Cohen.