The Team

Face of Julian Taylor


Partner and Founder

Julian qualified as a solicitor in 1990. Before launching Julian Taylor Solicitors he set up and ran a highly successful employment department in a leading law firm with offices in London and the Thames Valley.

The Legal 500 2019 quotes his clients as saying “‘leading light’ Julian Taylor is a ‘delight to work with’, with ‘excellent client care skills and a sharp eye for detail’. He is renowned for his work on contentious matters in the Employment Tribunal and the High Court, and has particular expertise in dealing with cases involving restrictive covenants."

Julian conducted the following leading cases:

Latchman v Reed Business Information Ltd [2002] ICR 1453 – Disability discrimination

MacCulloch v Imperial Chemicla Industries plc [2008] IRLR 846 – Age discrimination

CVS Solicitors & Anor v Van Der Borgh UKEAT/0009/13/KN – Employee/worker

Face of Nicola Wallbank



Nicola qualified into employment law in 2005. She has extensive experience, and advises both employers and employees on a range of employment law matters, including discrimination, complex misconduct and grievance situations, absence and performance management, company restructures, and changes to terms and conditions. The Legal 500 2019 quotes her clients, describing her as “calm and commercial”, “a great listener” and “very practical in her approach, with great client care skills”.

The Legal 500 2020 describes her as “a GDPR guru, personable, polite, professional.”

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Paula qualified as a solicitor in 1993. Before joining Julian Taylor Solicitors she led the Thames Valley employment team of a leading national law firm and prior to that ran the client training function for a leading employment firm based in London and Oxford. Paula specialises in collective consultation issues including TUPE and trade union issues including advocacy at Tribunal and Central Arbitration Committee hearings. Recently she has advised clients on gender pay and other inclusion projects.

The Legal 500 2019 describes her as "highly regarded for CAC hearings, high-profile exits, non-contentious trade union work and work related to corporate clients".

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