REB judge

Jonathan Smithers

CEO
Law Council of Australia

Jonathan Smithers arrived at the Law Council of Australia as its CEO in September 2016, directly after completing his term as President of the Law Society of England & Wales. Prior to that he had been closely involved with both the Law Society and regional law associations for around 25 years serving on numerous committees and working groups. Jonathan qualified as a solicitor in England in 1986 and worked at the same firm for 32 years, rising to become its senior partner.