Judith Freedman

Professor Judith Freedman CBE is Emeritus Professor of Taxation Law and Policy at the University of Oxford.

From 2001-2019 she was the inaugural statutory Professor of Taxation Law at Oxford University Law Faculty. She was one of the founders and Acting Directors of the CBT when the CBT was established in November 2005 and was one of the initial co-directors of the MSc in Taxation in the Oxford Law Faculty. She was a member of the Aaronson General Anti-Avoidance Rule Study Group and has served on many other policy committees. In 2020 she  was appointed to the Board of the Office of Tax Simplification. She has recently been appointed to the Tax Notes International Council of Eminent Persons (2024).

She is a member of the Council of the institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and Chair of the IFS Tax Law Review Committee. Judith is a visiting Adjunct Professor in the Australian School of Taxation and Business Law, University of New South Wales. She is general editor of the British Tax Review as well as being on the editorial boards of the e-Journal of Tax Research, the Australian Tax Review and Tax Journal.