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UK Bar Guide
Individual Profile

Julia Farrant

Furnival Chambers - London

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  • 30-32 Furnival Street
  • London, Greater London, UK
  • EC4A 1JQ

Profile submitted by Julia Farrant

Practice Areas

Julia is a specialist extradition practitioner, who has acted in many high-profile cases at the forefront of developments in the law. Recent examples include the leading Article 3 ‘class action’ cases in respect of Romania as well as complex litigation in relation to prison conditions in Greece and Bulgaria. She has appeared for the successful party in the most recent Divisional Court authorities on fugitive status (Wisniewski v Poland [2016] WLR (D) 122), deliberate absence from trial (Cretu v Romania [2016] WLR (D) 108), and technical issues relating to the validity of European arrest warrants (Edutanu v Iasi Court of Law, Romania [2016] WLR (D) 045). Julia's practice also encompasses public inquiry and serious criminal work. She is currently instructed to act in the Undercover Policing Inquiry chaired by Sir John Mitting and has appeared in criminal proceedings for defendants charged with murder, manslaughter and serious fraud.

Professional Memberships

Julia is a member of the Defence Extradition Lawyers Forum, the Extradition Lawyers Association and the Criminal Bar Association.


MA (Hons) Modern Languages, French and German (Double First), University of Cambridge (2008); Graduate Diploma in Law (Distinction), City University (2009); Bar Vocational Course (Outstanding), City Law School (2010).