Ray Smith appointed as Fee-paid Judge of the First-tier Tribunal

February 15, 2019

Ray Smith from Exchange Chambers has been appointed as a Fee-Paid Judge of the First Tier Tribunal, sitting in the Social Entitlement Chamber, Social Security & Child Support Jurisdiction.

Formerly both a solicitor and barrister in his native Australia, Ray was called to the UK Bar in 2013 and joined Exchange Chambers in 2016.

Commenting on his appointment, Tom Handley, Chief Executive at Exchange Chambers said:

“On behalf of Chambers, I would like to congratulate Ray on his appointment. It is a significant achievement to be appointed so soon after qualifying as a lawyer in England and Wales. He will sit as a Fee-Paid judge across the North of England while continuing to develop his criminal, public law, local government and personal injury practice.”