Julian Malins QC
Parliamentary Spokesman

Julian was born in 1950 in West Germany, the son of an Army Chaplain. He lived in 24 different houses in 22 years (4 of them in Salisbury, where he went to school in Harnham and then in Codford St Mary) and all over the world, including Ghana, Nigeria and Singapore, before going to Brasenose College, Oxford, to read law, where he won 3 boxing blues and played rugby for Oxford University. 

He was called to the Bar in 1972 and became a Queen’s Counsel in 1991. 

He is (now) an international Kings’s Counsel. He served for 20 years as a part time Crown Court Recorder in central London and for 20 years, as an elected member of The Bar Council and for 36 years as an elected member of The Court of Common Council (the City of London local authority). He is Head of his own Chambers. 

He has 3 daughters, including the well-known historical novelist and Cromwellian historian, Miranda Malins and 7 grandchildren.


The Salisbury constituency covers not just the City of Salisbury but also large areas of the Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, as far West as parts of the historic market town of Shaftesbury. It also includes the magnificent villages of villages of Tisbury and Tollard Royal to the West, Downton in the South East and Porton Down in the North East.

At the last census Salisbury constituency had 70,242 voters in 18 electoral wards.