Hugh Mercer QC

Hugh Mercer QC

Hugh Mercer QC is Chair of the Brexit Working Group of the Bar of England and Wales and the European Lawyers Committee of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE). He is also the Leader of the European Circuit, which brings together advocates engaged in cross-border work.

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The Brexit Papers

In a welter of longer treatises, the Bar’s Brexit Papers have been described as ‘gold dust’. Written in the public interest to inform and guide the negotiations ahead, Hugh Mercer QC highlights the value of the Bar’s topic-based and clear-sighted analyses

One of the difficulties in predicting the impact of Brexit on different fields is that the government’s strategic priorities have been expressed in fairly general terms. 

25 April 2017
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There are plenty more challenges ahead

The profession has already tackled many uncertainties and risks

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