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Julia Lanza

Practice Manager: Commercial & Employment

  Julia Lanza

0161 955 5123

Career History

  • 2003-2008 – 8 King Street Chambers
  • 2008-present – 9 St John Street Chambers

Originally from Stoke-on Trent, Julia moved to Manchester in 2003 and commenced her clerking career. Having joined Chambers as a Civil Clerk in 2008, Julia has excelled into the role of Practice Manager for the Commercial, Business & Property, Employment and Education Groups. She is responsible for 40 barristers across those practice areas and for leading a renowned clerking team.

Julia enjoys working closely with clients and is widely renowned for her impeccable, effective, helpful and reliable service. Julia is always keen to assist clients with both their representation and training needs.

Outside of Chambers, Julia enjoys spending lots of quality time with her family, eating good Sicilian and Italian food, cooking, cinema, sport and travel.

Julia is a member of the Institute of Barristers Clerks and of the Manchester Law Society Ambassadors group.


"Timely and efficient, Julia Lanza always does her best to accommodate and arrange availability for hearings, even at short notice."

"The service from the clerks is always on point. Julia Lanza and Alex Jones are particularly helpful, responding to calls and emails quickly and liaising efficiently with counsel."

"Excellent clerking team. Julia Lanza and Alex Jones are extremely helpful, supportive, and deliver a very responsive service."
Legal 500 2024

"The lead employment clerk Julia Lanza is brilliant, always available, efficient and effective."
Chambers and Partners 2022

"Julia Lanza is a pleasure to deal with"
Legal 500 2021