Julian King

Call 2013


"A very good barrister. Thoroughly prepared at all times and experienced beyond his level of call."

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Local Government and Social Housing

Julian has experience of a wide range of local authority work. He prosecutes and defends cases across a range of areas including the following:

  • Licensing
  • Trading Standards
  • Fire Safety
  • Data Protection
  • VAT Fraud
  • Ofsted Appeals

Local Government & Social Housing Cases


Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Authority v Hussain (Manchester Crown Court 2016). Prosecuted landlord of commercial and residential premises regarding numerous breaches under the fire safety regulations.

Tyne and Wear Fire & Rescue Authority v Shaftesbury Care Group Limited (Newcastle Crown Court 2016). Defended company facing allegations under fire safety regulations.


St Helens Borough Council v Riverside Group Limited (Liverpool Magistrates Court 2018). Represented large housing group facing charges under The Housing Act 2004.

Borough Council of Bolton v Jones (Bolton Magistrates Court 2018). Appeared on behalf the local authority in relation to an application for a closure order under the Anti-Social Behaviour Crime and Policing Act 2014.

City of Lincoln Council v Newlands Projects Limited and others (Lincoln Magistrates Court 2017). Represented builder prosecuted under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 for work undertaken on a Grade 2 listed building.

Donald Williams v Manchester City Council (Manchester Magistrates Court 2016). Represented Appellant regarding noise abatement appeal.

Denbighshire County Council v Khan (Llandudno Magistrates Court 2016). Prosecuted Trading Standards case concerning fraud offences when selling cars through Ebay and Gumtree websites.

ICO v SSL Limited (Manchester Magistrates Court 2015). Represented a company in a case brought by the Information Commissioner’s Office concerning alleged breaches of the Data Protection Act 1998.