Market leading insight for tax experts
View online issue

One minute with ... Judith Freedman

How did you end up in tax?

It was the most intellectually engaging topic I came across during my training and women were not expected to choose it so I went for it. I don't like being obvious.

Who in tax do you most admire?

I learned my tax in practice from some amazingly good lawyers at Freshfields. I never had the advantage of studying tax at university so when I came to teach it John Tiley's book was a lifeline. I was then fortunate to have several mentors who were both practitioners and academics such as John Avery Jones David Oliver and Malcolm Gammie. I feel very lucky to have come into contact with so many exceptional experts.

Name a highlight of your career

Introducing undergraduate tax at both the LSE and Oxford as well as building up the graduate tax courses in both places...

If you or your firm subscribes to, please click the login box below:

If you do not subscribe but are a registered user, please enter your details in the following boxes:

Alternatively, you can register free of charge to read a limited amount of subscriber content per month.
Once you have registered, you will receive an email directing you back to read this article in full.