About Julian Smith
Julian is an experienced and busy criminal practitioner. He is instructed by a large number of criminal firms to represent clients charged with serious offences ranging from fraud, through sexual offences - he is approved to prosecute rape and serious sexual offences for the CPS - to murder.
He also receives instructions to represent the police at internal disciplinary matters as well as defending them in the Crown Court. As a Grade 4 Prosecutor, he presents cases of great complexity and seriousness. He is instructed in cases of conspiracy, complex fraud, rape, serious and historical sexual abuse and homicide cases.
Julian is recommended in Chambers and Partners 2014 as having an "excellent eye for detail," and is singled out as "an extremely eloquent and persuasive advocate." He is also recommended in the Legal 500, 2013-2014 for Crime.