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Julie Westra


Julie is a private client tax specialist, who advises high net worth individuals, families and trustees. In particular, she has extensive experience of working with international clients across a broad spectrum of private client taxation matters, ranging from residence, domicile and trusts, to assisting clients with longer term planning and cross-border transactions. She is also highly knowledgeable within the private equity arena.

Julie read law at University College London (UCL) prior to joining Big Four firm Deloitte in 2009 as part of their graduate program. Originally working in expat tax, where she focused on residence and domicile matters before making the move to broaden out her tax knowledge into the Private Client area in 2014, where Julie gained vast experience in advising clients in all areas of personal taxation. Julie joined the Lancaster Knox Private Client Advisory team in August 2021 from Deloitte. In her role as Manager, she will also be working closely with teams within the wider Knox group of companies, where her Deloitte experience of working with multiple teams will be fully utilised to ensure all clients benefit from the group’s holistic approach.

Julie is both Association of Tax Technicians (“ATT”) and Chartered Tax Advisor (“CTA”) qualified.


Amit Puri - Tax Director

Amit Puri

Managing Director, Tax Investigations & Disputes
James Heathcote, Director - Private Client Advisory

James Heathcote

Partner, Private Client Advisory

Sagar Jain

Assistant Tax Manager