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 the EU on the late evening of Monday 11 March. In our Opinion, produced overnight, we concluded: It is crystal [...]

By |2019-03-16T12:06:04+00:00March 12th, 2019|Blog, Brexit, Featured, Law|Comments Off on Can the Backstop be Beaten? (Part 1)

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 the Fishermen for 12 years) is to be published shortly in The European Advocate. Having helped me with that piece, [...]

By |2019-03-13T12:14:28+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Blog, Brexit, Law|Comments Off on A Spanish Fisherman – in his own words