Ulysses Smith

Linklaters' International Governance and Development Practices

Ulysses is an attorney in Linklaters’ International Governance and Development Practices, which advise the profit and not-for-profit sectors on issues of governance, including the systems and processes that ensure the overall direction, effectiveness, supervision, and accountability of an organisation. His expertise includes international economic sanctions and international anti-corruption regulations, including the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Ulysses is active in a variety of international legal forums, including serving as chair of the United Nations Committee of the New York City Bar Association. He has addressed the UN General Assembly on legal issues related to Western Sahara, and appeared before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on behalf of a Guantanamo Bay detainee. Ulysses was involved in the preparation of Linklaters’ report, “Camfed Governance: Accounting to the Girl – Working Towards a Standard for Governance in the International Development Sector”, which has been spotlighted at the Skoll World Forum and the Clinton Global Initiative. Ulysses is a member of the Consortium that organises the Seminar.