Julian Steed > Mills & Reeve LLP > Norwich, England > Lawyer Profile

Mills & Reeve LLP
1 St James Court

Work Department

Real Estate Disputes


Principal Associate


Trainee solicitor at Mills & Reeve 1992-94. Solicitor 1994-2002. Principal Associate 2002


French (basic)


Property Litigation Association; Agricultural Law Association


Queen Mary’s Grammar School, Walsall; Oriel College, University of Oxford (1988 BA); Birmingham University (Common Professional Examination 1991); Birmingham Polytechnic (Law Society Finals 1992).

Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > Real estate > Property litigation

(Next Generation Partners)

Julian SteedMills & Reeve LLP

As a whole, the firm successfully combines the heft of a nationwide operation with the accessibility and responsiveness of a local firm‘, says a client of Mills & Reeve LLP. Richard New leads the firm-wide practice from Norwich and frequently advises on interpretation and construction of clauses and contracts, and strategic landlord and tenant issues. National head of real estate Richard Hanson in Norwich continues to be involved in contentious matters. Special counsel James Hordern in Norwich ‘has a calm presence which gives confidence and provides excellent advice‘. Also in Norwich, senior associate Chris Brand ‘has a top-class mind and is an astute strategist‘. Principal associate Samuel Maw, who joined from Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP, is noted for disputes involving utilities and development projects. Norwich-based principal associate Julian Steed is known for property disputes in the agricultural sector.