Julia Belyavin

Julia Belyavin

Call 2003 (Gray’s Inn)
Qualifications BA (Hons) (Law) (Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge), BVC (ICSL) Professional Memberships Member of the Family Law Bar Association


Julia represents all parties in care proceedings (Local Authorities, Parents/other family members and Guardians).  She has experience of a wide variety of cases involving issues such as neglect, domestic abuse, drug or alcohol addiction and serious injury to or death of a child.  Additionally, she has experience of both Forced Marriage and Court of Protection issues.

Her practice in private law involves more complex matters where there are allegations of serious domestic abuse and/or harm, as well as cases where one party wishes to relocate, either within the jurisdiction or overseas.


  • “Hardworking and excellent on her feet” Legal 500, Family and children law (2017)
  • “Julia punches above her weight.” Legal 500, Family and children law (2016)
  • “Julia is unflappable, even when faced with difficult clients or challenging situations.” Legal 500, Family and children law (2015)


Practice Overview

Julia specialises in Family Law and her practice encompasses all areas within it:

  • Family Finance
  • Cohabitants’ Property Rights
  • Applications under Schedule 1 of the Children Act
  • Inheritance Act Claims
  • Child Support
  • Public Law Children Act matters
  • Forced Marriage Act applications
  • Court of Protection applications
  • Private Law Children Act matters
  • Domestic Abuse and Harassment 


  • The violin
  • Long distance running