Updated: 2nd December 2008
Commercial extortion is on the rise in Britain. Officially it has increased threefold over the last four years, but most instances are almost certainly never reported.
There are methods of preventing extortion from taking place, but it is necessary to first understand the crime itself and the potential perpetrators and their motivations.
Julie is a law graduate who qualified with Price Waterhouse in 1994. Julie joined Smith & Williamson in 1997 and became a partner in 2001. With Mike Stevenson, Julie set up Middleton Partners offices in Salisbury and Southampton, both of which are now part of Begbies Traynor.
Julie is a member of the Insolvency Practitioners Association and is a Fellow of The Association of Business Recovery Professionals. Julie deals with all aspects of Corporate Recovery and turnaround work and takes all form of personal insolvency appointments.