Mr Julian Waskett M.A (Cantab)



  • Admitted as a Solicitor: 1981
  • Granted Higher Rights of Audience: 2007
  • Accreditations / Memberships
    CLAS / Law Society / SRA

Julian Waskett qualified as a solicitor in 1981.
He has practised in Criminal Law since his admission and the completion of his training in a practice in his home town in Newport, Wales.

Following hi admission, Julian prosecuted for approximately four years in Sussex and Gwent. He then re-entered private practice with a Chancery Lane law practice in which criminal law and private client litigation.

During his practice, since admission, largely in criminal law, he practices in the Magistrates Court and police stations. He has been a Duty Solicitor since the inception of the Duty Solicitor Scheme. He has acted for clients as a Solicitor-Advocate in the Crown Courts in the last eight years during which time he has represented Defendants in offences of murder, conspiracy to import and supply Class A drugs and serious sexual offences.

Notable Cases

R v MK (and Four Others)

Kingston Crown Court 2013 – Julian represented the only defendant in this multi-handed trial who was acquitted. The lead defendant received 18 years imprisonment.

R v AI (and Six Others)

Kingston Crown Court 204 – during one of three young men who was acquitted in this multi-handed trial. The defendant was charged with assault ABH. The lead defendant in this affray was actually charged with murder and was convicted of manslaughter.

R v AB – Central; Criminal Court 2012

Julian Waskett was led by a QC in a bay shaking case. The prosecution pathologist was discredited and the case was discontinued on the direction of the Judge.

In his spare time, Julian follows the fortunes of Fulham Football Club and his son’s youth football team and the Welsh Rugby Team.

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