Julian Cioffi - Managing Partner Solicitor at Fitzhugh Gates

Julian Cioffi is the firm’s managing partner. He also oversees the litigation and dispute resolution department. He has been a partner in the firm for many years.

Working from both our Brighton & Hove and Shoreham-by-Sea offices, Julian has conducted litigation for over 20 years during which time he has amassed considerable experience of a wide range of complex and high value disputes for private individuals and SME's.

The core areas of the litigation and dispute resolution department are:

  • Settlement Agreements
  • Business and Contracts Disputes
  • Solicitors’ Negligence
  • Contentious Probate
  • Landlord & Tenant

Julian is described as straight-talking and un-stuffy with a relaxed approach. He offers highly professional support for his clients and is capable of understanding the key issues quickly, with the proven ability to negotiate fairly and persuasively. He is focused on achieving an early costs effective result.

Julian’s experience as a solicitor has taught him how highly disruptive disputes can be and of the importance of alternative dispute resolution and mediation.He has a direct and tenacious style and a preparedness to take cases forward to trial. His clients know where they stand with him and know that he is shoulder to shoulder with them. Julian is a vice president of the Worthing and Adur Chamber of Commerce with a particular interest in furthering business success in Brighton & Hove City and Adur regions. 

Areas of special expertise: Employment settlement agreements • Contested probate • Inheritance Act claims • Property possessions • Commercial disputes.

Direct dial: 01273 666 322
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