Julian Washington

Head of Client Insight

Julian Washington

Head of Client Insight

Julian Washington is responsible for developing the businesses’ thought leadership work in the UK.

Washington began his career in the private client field after reading law at Cambridge.He qualified as a solicitor in 1993 with the London law firm Charles Russell and there had broad experience of private wealth-related advice.

From 2000, Washington’s legal career continued at another prominent private client firm, Forsters in Mayfair, where he accepted an offer of partnership in 2005. His practice was focused on trust and estate planning for high net worth individuals and families (from traditional landed estates to those with other business interests) and charities.

Washington joined RBC in 2010, initially assuming the role of private client director, with responsibility for developing new fiduciary business in the UK. A large part of his role involved raising RBC’s profile among legal and other professionals. He has become a regular speaker at major industry conferences, including Legal Week Private Client Forum, and a contributor to such prominent publications as the STEP Journal and Private Client Practitioner.

Julian Washington's content

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Estate planning

How to avoid a royal blunder in your will planning

Last updated: May 15, 2018

As Prince Harry prepares to marry Meghan Markle, we look at the rise in prenuptial agreements and how best to tackle your estate planning questions.

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Analysis

Over the rainbow

Julian Washington explores the vast spectrum and evolution of partnership rights for same-sex couples.

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Analysis

Over the rainbow

RBC Wealth Management's Julian Washington explores the vast spectrum and evolution of partnership rights for same-sex couples.

5 minute read