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
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Juliet Schalker case studies
- A HNWI and a production company in a loan dispute Read more
- A group of high-profile celebrities in a professional negligence claim Read more
- A distributor of a luxury brand of jams in a contract dispute Read more
- Supporting a pharma manufacturer in their claim for £4m from asset-based lender Read more
- A family-owned business in a highly contentious commercial dispute Read more
Thank you for all your hard work on this case. You well prepared us for the best shot possible and we appreciate that. We appreciate your resourcefulness and efficiency with this case and our costs as that’s very important to us.
Juliet Schalker is a brilliant leader of the dispute resolution team. She is super smart, client-focused and very commercial. She runs a happy, productive team.
Juliet Schalker is very personable and exceptional with industry knowledge. She has a great ability to share her network and assist business clients outside of casework.
Juliet is extremely responsive, knowledgeable and technically and commercially astute. She has a great understanding of the industry and clients love her. We have a number of mutual clients who also hold her in high regard.
Juliet Schalker is well regarded by her peers and clients as being technically astute, accessible, knowledgeable and personable.
Juliet has a sharp mind but is very client focused and also empathetic. She goes the extra mile.
Juliet Schalker is a powerhouse. Her team covers the full range of dispute resolution work and does so to an extremely high standard
Would recommend Juliet Schalker – very experienced, and a pleasure to work with.
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.
Juliet Schalker leads the team, she is an inspiration. Super bright, pragmatic, and a delight to have on the opposing bench. She is fabulous with even the most difficult of clients.
Juliet Schalker is a formidable opponent and an inspirational figure.
Juliet Schalker and Alex Neale run a very capable ship. They are all very bright and pragmatic solicitors who work collaboratively.
I have a good impression of Juliet. She’s very straightforward and professional.
Juliet is approachable, trustworthy and very experienced in her field. She’s very commercial too.
Juliet is on top of the law and the details of the case, yet is pragmatic and sensible.