Juliet Hearne

Head of Family Team

Called 1989



Having obtained a degree in Classics, Juliet qualified in Law and was called to the Bar in 1989. After pupillage with Miss. Estella Hindley, now HHJ Hindley, Juliet transferred to practice as a solicitor in Shropshire. In 1995 she established her own legal practice in North Shropshire specialising in family and criminal law. Juliet was a Law Society Family Panel member and a Duty Solicitor.


  • Adoption
  • Children – private law
  • Children – public law
  • Co-habitation Disputes
  • Divorce and Dissolution
  • Domestic Violence
  • Inheritance Act Claims
  • Property and Finance

In 2005, Juliet returned to the Bar practising from Shrewsbury Chambers before joining Cornwall Street when the two sets merged. Juliet undertakes exclusively all types of family law.

Juliet represents parents and guardians in both public and private child care matters on a regular basis. Having worked for a number of years as a solicitor often dealing with vulnerable clients in emotional situations Juliet brings this experience to her work at the Bar and enhances her ability to provide effective and reassuring advice.

She accepts both privately and publicly funded instructions and is committed to the future of public funding in family matters. Juliet appears in the Family Courts and High Court on a regular basis.