Julian Smith

Julian Smith

Julian Smith is a partner at Farrer & Co.  He cut his teeth at the firm, qualified in 1994, was a solicitor in the charity and community team 1994-2000 and then became a partner in 2000.

He now leads the law firm's charity and community team and is a member of its museums and galleries and tax groups. He specialises in advising charities and non-departmental public bodies.  

Smith is the co-author of The Charities Act 2006: A Practitioner’s Guide published by Legalease Ltd and has replaced Judith Hill as consultant editor of Peter Luxton’s The Law of Charities, published by Oxford University Press.

He is a member of the Committee of the Charity Law Association and is a regular member of CLA Working Parties responding to the Charity Commission’s consultations, most recently on topics arising out of the Charities Act 2006.  He is also chair of its Standing Committee on Taxation, which responds to tax consultations of relevance to the voluntary sector.

 

 

 

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