Julia Paulding

HR Director, London

Julia Paulding

As Human Resources Director, Julia works with the partners in all parts of the firm to ensure that we provide the conditions for our people to be able to deliver the highest quality work to our clients and to have fulfilling careers at Saffery Champness.

As a firm, we pride ourselves on striving to provide a positive and progressive working environment, nurturing and developing talent throughout all levels of the organisation, and continuously optimising our employment practices. Providing high quality training, development and career opportunities for all partners and staff is an important part of what we do, and the firm is certified by the Top Employers Institute as one of the UK’s top employers, as well as being recognised as an Investor in People (Silver).

Key experience

  • Julia has over 20 years’ experience in HR and Learning and Development roles and leads a multi-disciplined team to deliver the firm’s strategic people objectives.
  • She is a member of the Nexia International People Development Committee and the UK’s
  • Managing Partner Forum’s People Performance and Culture Committee.


Julia lives in London with her husband and two daughters. She is a keen runner, and enjoys walking, hiking and being outdoors.