Since 1998 Julie Dickins has been the partner responsible for the firm’s UK pro bono and community work, and charitable donations. She devotes all of her time to these activities, coordinating the firm's pro bono and community work and overseeing charitable events. Julie chairs the firm's UK Corporate Social Responsibility Committee and European Pro Bono Committee, as well as helping to formulate policy on the firm's Global Pro Bono Committee. She is a Trustee of LawWorks (the UK solicitors’ pro bono organisation) and a Council member of PILnet (formerly the Public Interest Law Institute).
For nearly 20 years after joining the firm in 1980, Julie represented both landlords/property owners and tenants/occupiers in a wide variety of cases and disputes involving all aspects of real estate law. Her work in this area received recognition from the Legal 500 and the Chambers & Partners directories. She also represented applicants in liquor licensing matters. Julie was the recipient of the Robert Innes and Geoffrey Howard-Watson prizes for best Law Society Partnership and Ethics papers in 1980. She speaks French and German.