Julian Taylor

Julian Taylor - Barrister at St John's Buildings

Email: clerk@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk

Phone: 0161 214 1500

Year of call: 1986

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Year of call 1986. After completing his pupillage, at Peel Court, under the guidance of Peter Openshaw, now Mr Justice Openshaw, Julian developed a practice of Common Law, Family and Crime before deciding to concentrate on and specialise in Criminal Law.


  • The Northern Circuit
  • Criminal Bar Association
  • Treasurer of the Manchester Middle Temple Society


  • Recorder (2009)


  • Crime

    Julian undertakes a wide variety of cases from being led in murder trials to cases of drugs supply, dishonesty and violent crimes. He has also been involved in cases involving children and internet pornography. One of the trials resulted in a conviction for a murder that had occurred 20 years before the defendant was arrested and extradited from the United States of America.

    Julian prosecuted a so-called “vigilante” case which made the newspaper headlines recently and was even remarked on by Auberon Waugh in the Daily Telegraph. He also has wide experience in undercover Police operations and cases involving covert listening devices.

    He has considerable experience as a criminal advocate.

    Ten years ago, Julian was a pupil supervisor, which enabled him to pass on his expertise and knowledge of Criminal Law.

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