Juliet leads the dispute resolution team. With her City expertise and contacts, Juliet brings a high level of client focus and service capability to our excellent dispute resolution practice.
Juliet’s practice comprises a broad spectrum of commercial disputes, but she has particular expertise in insolvency, banking litigation, private equity and professional negligence claims. Juliet regularly handles high value litigation in specialist divisions of the High Court, often being instructed to act against or alongside major UK or international firms and has been involved, acting for the claimant, in a number of high profile cases in both the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.
Juliet’s focus is on insolvency litigation, private equity and the alternative lending markets, as well as shareholder and boardroom disputes. Juliet also has extensive experience in acting for lenders and insolvency practitioners on high profile professional negligence cases.
Juliet sits on the committee of the IWIRC London Network, which is the premier networking organisation for women in the practice of insolvency and restructuring, as well as regularly being asked to speak at R3 conferences (the trade association for the entire community of the UK’s insolvency and restructuring professionals).
Juliet’s focus is on private equity and the alternative lending markets, as well as shareholder and boardroom disputes and insolvency litigation. Juliet also has extensive experience in acting for lenders and insolvency practitioners on high profile professional negligence cases.
Juliet is a member of the IWIRC (International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation) and sits on the committee for the London division. Juliet is also a member of the FSLA (Financial Services Lawyers Association) and a member of 100 Women in Finance. Juliet is also a member of RAIIDAR (Recovering Assets, Insolvency, Investigations, Disputes and Restructuring) and the Association of Business Recovery Professionals.
Juliet Schalker's news
The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act (the Act) came into force on 26 June 2020 to help businesses to survive the global Covid-19 pandemic and provide temporary protection to directors’…
As companies struggle to pay debts, lenders and suppliers are increasingly looking to directors to pay those debts where the director has given a personal guarantee. What is a director’s…
We were pleased to hold our third and final FIRE event of 2019, which took place in October at The Crypt in London. FIRE is a series of networking, knowledge share…
An important decision for cross-border insolvency practitioners was handed down by the High Court on 22 March 2019 in the case of Bundeszentralamt Für Steuern (being the Federal Central Tax…
Our recent FIRE event took place in June 2019 in he Prince’s room at BMA House, London. FIRE is a series of networking, knowledge share events and communications for professionals…
Juliet Schalker case studies
- Helping pharma manufacturers claim £4m from asset-based lender Read more
- Helping a membership organisation bring a £1.2m negligence claim against software developers Read more
- Helping an accountancy firm with a problematic acquisition Read more
- Helping a famous band bring a £13m negligence claim against its tax advisors Read more
- Helping a former football club owner claim against two venture capitalist trusts Read more
Juliet Schalker is an experienced litigator – she brings City expertise to Debenhams Ottaway and is impressively focused on meeting client objectives in litigation.
Juliet Schalker can only be described as a consummate professional and has somehow mastered the art of the human touch, without compromising her professionalism. I offer my highest recommendations without reservation.
Acute analysis and understanding of complex legal issues, shrewd recommendations for action, and fostering a dynamic relationship with client.