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    Sanders v Trigor One Limited: Jurisdiction- whether concluded jurisdiction agreement under Council Regulation (EC) 44/2001, art 23

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    Employee Fraud by Julian Wilson

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    LLP Leavers

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    Litigating Share Plan Entitlements

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    LLP Leavers (11KBW Employment Law Conference 2014)

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Julian Wilson

Julian Wilson

Julian Wilson

Practice Overview

"He is an excellent adviser on injunctive relief work. He has a very clear and commercial approach." "He is a cerebral person who masters complexity with verve.”Chambers and Partners 2017

"He is a joy to work with and is operating at a level above some silks"
Legal 500

Brings an enviable level of experience to bear when handling major City disputes and commercially sensitive employment issues.”… "approachable, very knowledgeable and an incredibly proactive barrister” Chambers & Partners

"he combines considerable commitment and professionalism with a proactive and commercial approach"  Legal 500

"he is very thorough and a very strong cross-examiner"  Chambers & Partners   "he is clever, practical and very clear"  Chambers & Partners

"he is very dogged, determined and possessed of a great will to win"  Chambers & Partners

"hugely committed and good on his feet. His preparation for High Court cases is miraculous and meticulous and solicitors particularly appreciate his pragmatism and great attention to detail"  Chambers & Partners

"his magic circle solicitor’s background has instilled him with great commercial acumen"  Chambers & Partners

"a commercial litigator who also handles employment matters. Charming, bright and extremely user-friendly"  Chambers & Partners

Julian Wilson is a Commercial barrister practising in Business and Employment law.

Julian Wilson brings to every case he handles the extensive litigation experience and commercial insight of someone who was a leading litigation solicitor in the City before coming to the Bar. He thinks creatively. His advice is client focused and pragmatic. He understands team dynamics and solicitors’ requirements and is flexible in his approach to working. Alongside his considerable experience in court advocacy here and overseas, he is well practised in representing clients in mediation.

His practice covers a wide range of business litigation particularly disputes concerning the breakdown of shareholder, director, partnership, LLP, joint venture and employment relationships, often involving allegations of breach of fiduciary duty, fraud or misconduct and requiring injunctive relief.  He is experienced in claims arising from company acquisitions involving alleged misrepresentations, contested earn-out and deferred consideration provisions and warranty issues. 

He regularly acts in disputes concerning shareholder unfair prejudice, breaches of shareholder agreements, disputed entitlements under company share schemes, carried interest and profit share arrangements. He has acted in many cases of unlawful competition, restraint of trade, misuse of confidential information, team moves and springboard relief.

He has a lot of experience of the City, its markets, banks, and financial services firms and has represented clients in high profile bonus, dismissal and “whistle blowing” cases and in regulatory disciplinary proceedings.

He is also experienced in cross-border litigation and arbitration, conflicts of law, and disputes involving offshore structures.


LS Systems Limited v Scott
[2015] EWHC 1335 (Ch)
Commercial fraud; misappropriations by financial controller; tracing; summary judgment and proprietary vesting orders.

Sanders v Trigor One Limited
[2014] EWHC 1646 (Comm); [2014] All ER (D) 187
Whether a Gibraltar Fund Investment Prospectus contained a concluded English jurisdiction agreement under Art 23 Council Regulation (EC) 44/2001.

In the matter of Cloudbluff Properties Limited
[2011] EWHC 649 (Ch)
Unfair Prejudice Petition; whether a Gibraltar company as a volunteer transferee of shares was automatically bound by equitable constraints affecting the transferor.

Goldstone v Goldstone & Ors
[2011] EWCA Civ 39
Offshore structures; test for territorial jurisdiction and applicable court rules where disputed ownership and control is a preliminary issue in ancillary relief proceedings.

Broome & Wellington LP v David Greenstein
[2009] EWCA Civ. 589
Claim on Business Sale Guarantee following termination of Joint Venture.

Duarte v Black & Decker Corporation
[2008] All ER (Comm) 401
Leading case on the role of English public policy as the law of the forum in cases involving restrictive covenants in employment contracts containing a choice of foreign law; also involved the trial of a confidential information dishonest copying claim.

Hays v Ions
[2008] IRLR 904
Pre-action disclosure; first case on the competition ramifications of employee usage of the LinkedIn networking web-site.

Takacs v Barclays Services Jersey Ltd
[2006] IRLR 877
Bonus claim; upheld novel arguments on the operation of the implied terms of trust and confidence, cooperation and anti-avoidance.

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Professional title: Barrister

Full name (as registered with Bar Standards Board of England and Wales):
Julian Wilson

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