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Julie Murtagh is a solicitor in the Criminal Law Department. After studying at Sheffield University, she joined Hegarty Solicitors in 1999 and qualified in 2001. Julie is a dedicated member of the Criminal Department, committed to securing the best result for her clients in a sympathetic and non-judgement way. Julie has many years experience. She has dealt with a wide range of offences including road traffic, violence, drug and sex offences.

Julie is a duty solicitor and visits the court and police station on a very regular basis.

Julie’s client care is second to none; her friendly and approachable manner lends itself to support vulnerable defendants and their families. This is an area she particularly enjoys.

I wanted to say a very heartfelt thank you for all your support, through what has been a really stressful & worrying time.

I realise that you are very often dealing with much more serious issues than this but the expert help you gave us was absolutely invaluable & we will be eternally grateful. Not just from a technical angle, but your kindness, patience & quick reading of what had happened, made all the difference. We all felt better once you were on board!

Thank you again Julie, we think you are absolutely brilliant.

Mrs A - Criminal Defence Client

Julie has been a real pleasure to work with and I can’t express my gratitude enough for how helpful and efficient she has been.

Julie Murtagh - Mr B. Criminal Defence Department Client

Julie is the sort of person who has a real willingness to go beyond the call of duty to assure the best for the people she works with.

Julie Murtagh - Mr B. Criminal Defence Department Client

The level of empathy and care Julie upholds at all times is nothing far short of exceptional.

Julie Murtagh - Mr B. Criminal Defence Department Client

Having never really been in the situation I had recently found myself in, Julie has provided me with the utmost reassurance and her friendly and professional demeanor is something I have found extremely beneficial in a relatively stressful time for myself.

Mr B. Criminal Defence Department Client

May I take this opportunity to thank you sincerely for everything that you and the team have done to support me and to not prejudice against me. No matter the outcome tomorrow I sincerely could not have asked for better representation throughout this very very long process. I very much appreciate everything you have done for me and my family.

Mr G. Criminal Defence Department Client

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