Julia Cockroft

Senior Associate

Julia is a senior associate in the tax team and has over eight years’ experience advising on a range of property and corporate tax matters. Having passed the Chartered Tax Advisor exams in 2012, Julia is now an active member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation and sits on the CIoTs New Tax Professionals Committee.

Julia has advised UK and overseas corporates, pension funds, real estate investment trusts, sovereign wealth funds and partnerships on a varied range of tax issues. Specialist areas include advising on M&A deals and other corporate/commercial transactions, often with a cross-border element. Real estate transaction taxes form a significant part of her practice and in this field Julia has advised institutional landlords, tenants and property developers on SDLT, the construction industry scheme, direct taxes and VAT (including work on student accommodation and residential developments).

Julia also frequently acts for entrepreneurs and start-ups and has developed a particular specialism in SEIS and EIS qualifying fundraisings. Julia also provides advice on employee incentives and tax efficient exits in the SME sector.


  • LLB hons (law) University of Nottingham
  • LPC, Nottingham Law School
  • CTA Chartered Institute of Taxation

What others say

“Very pleased to be continuing my collaboration with Miranda Cass and Julia Cockroft. We rely on them heavily and they never disappoint.” Legal 500 2022
Julia is a “real estate tax expert”. Legal 500 2021

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