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Ward Hadaway

SANDGATE HOUSE, 102 QUAYSIDE, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, NE1 3DX, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0191 204 4000
Fax:
Fax 0191 204 4001
DX:
730360 NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE-30
Email:
Web:
www.wardhadaway.com
Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne

Julie Huntingdon

Tel:
Work +44 (0)191 204 4306
Email:
Ward Hadaway

Work Department

Commercial Litigation

Position

Partner

Career

Julie is a Partner in the commercial litigation unit within the firm with wide-ranging experience.

She has a strong commercial focus having worked for six years as an in-house litigator.

Julie has an understanding of the demands and pressures upon commercial organisations that have a desire to resolve matters quickly and cost-effectively so they can spend time doing what they do best.

Julie worked in-house for a national motor dealer before moving to Northern Rock plc where  she spent six years as an in-house litigator at Northern Rock (Asset Management) plc (formerly Northern Rock plc).

Julie has dealt with a wide range of matters including:
Professional negligence claims against solicitors and valuers
Restitution and subrogation claims
Warranty claims
Fraud
Consumer finance claims including PPI and CCA matters
Freezing Injunctions
Assessing, managing and reporting legal risk
Contested probate claims including claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975
Disputed Wills

Alongside the provision of legal advice, Julie has significant experience of more general legal project work and setting up processes and teams to deal with specific issues.

Since moving back into private practice several years ago, Julie has dealt with a very varied case load ranging from lender claims to partnership disputes to fraud.


North: Private client

Contentious trusts and probate

Within: Contentious trusts and probate

At Ward Hadaway, commercial litigator Martin Woodford is well versed in acting for trustees and beneficiaries in claims relating to fund investments and claims against third party advisors, as well as handling contentious breach of trust matters pertaining to trust funds. Julie Huntingdon handles a wide range of contentious trusts and probate matters such as claims involving capacity challenges to wills and claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975. She frequently acts for charities as does Gaynor Jackson, who handles a wide range of contentious and non-contentious trust and estate issues. Associate Joe Kelley ‘offers an extremely good service’; he focuses on breach of trust cases and challenges to wills based on testamentary capacity issues.

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