Julian Henwood Partner Head of European Business Development


Speaks:  English

Qualified: 1988 - Solicitor of England & Wales

Primary phone: +44 (0)370 733 0604

Fax: +44 (0)370 904 1099

Email: julian.henwood@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Birmingham

Secondary office  London


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Julian Henwood

Julian Henwood is a Birmingham-based (but often to be found overseas) partner. Working with a largely European-headquartered client base, Julian has over 30 years' experience in project managing significant cross-border corporate transactions - including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and asset purchases and disposals. On 1 May 2018, Julian moved into a new role in our firm as Head of European Business Development. This role builds upon his existing roles as co-chair of Gowling WLG's Nordic, Baltic and Netherlands Teams. Julian travels frequently within Northern and Western Europe to visit clients and contacts in their home countries.

Julian plays an active role in the activities of the European business community in the UK. He participates, for example, in meetings of the Danish-UK Chamber of Commerce, the Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the United Kingdom and the British - Estonian Chamber of Commerce.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2018

    • Career
      May2018
      Gowling WLG (UK), Head of European Business Development
  • 2016

    • Career
      2016
      Gowling WLG (UK) LLP, partner
  • 2014

    • Career
      2014
      Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co, partner
  • 2007

    • Rankings & Awards
      September2007
      ICAEW Corporate Finance qualification
  • 1997

    • Career
      1997
      Wragge & Co, partner
  • 1992

    • Career
      1992
      Wragge & Co, associate
  • 1990

    • Career
      1990
      Wragge & Co, solicitor
  • 1988

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      1988
      Qualified, Solicitor of England & Wales
  • 1987

    • Career
      1987
      Dentons (then Denton Hall Burgin & Warrens), solicitor
  • 1985

    • Career
      1985
      Ryland Martineau, articled clerk
  • 1982

    • Education
      1982
      Université de Limoges, Diplôme d’Etudes Juridiques Françaises
  • 1980

    • Education
      1980
      University of Birmingham, LLB (Law with French)