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Brexit Articles

Can the Backstop be Beaten? (Part 2)

Here is a further Opinion on the legal effects of the Prime Minister's Brexit deal.  A sequel to the one published on Tuesday, it addresses the novel suggestion - attributed this week to the Attorney General [...]

By |March 16th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Brexit, Featured, Law|Tags: , , , , |

Can the Backstop be Beaten? (Part 1)

I was asked to advise the People's Vote Campaign, with Jason Coppel QC and Sean Aughey of 11 King's Bench Walk, on the legal effect of the package of measures announced by the Government and [...]

By |March 12th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Brexit, Featured, Law|Tags: , , , , , |

A Spanish Fisherman – in his own words

Generations of law students have grown up on Factortame - the Spanish Fishermen's case that for more than 25 years defined the UK's constitutional relationship with Europe. My own memoir of the case (in which I represented [...]

By |May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blog, Brexit, Law|Tags: , , , |

Brexit: the security dimension

My article about Brexit and Security ("Terrorism: the EU picture") has just been published in Counsel Magazine.  In summary: The leadership role in the EU exercised by the UK in matters relating to security (in particular [...]

By |April 25th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Brexit, KEEPING, Law, Security|Tags: , , , , , , , |