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Law Articles

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, Law|Tags: , , , , , |

The Fly in the China Shop

I was invited to The Hague last month to deliver the Hague Lecture on International Law, to an invited audience of diplomats, international judges and others at the British Embassy. No expert on public international law, I [...]

By |October 26th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Featured, Law, Security|Tags: , , , , , |

Human rights and the future of surveillance

I spoke on this subject to the Human Rights Law Association on 25 October, at a meeting held to consider the effect of the 13 September 2018 Big Brother Watch judgment of the first section of [...]

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: , , , |