Julian trained as a Chartered Accountant in London and was admitted to the Institute in 1982. Julian joined a firm in Leigh-on-Sea as a partner in 1988 before founding Francis James & Partners in 2009.
Over this period Julian has worked in general practice, specialising in assisting business clients with record keeping, accounting & taxation in all its various guises. Julian has also worked in the business support movement, previously taking office as Chairman of Essex Chambers of Commerce, and as a director of Business Link in Essex.
More recently Julian has taken an interest in wealth & Inheritance Tax planning.