Martin Howe QC

Martin Howe QC

Martin Howe QC specialises in EU law and IP. He was a member of the coalition government’s Commission on a Bill of Rights for the UK, and was in one of the first cases in the UK Supreme Court which directly applied the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights. He is currently chair of Lawyers for Britain.

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EU REFERENDUM SPECIAL: The EU debate: in or out?

Rhodri Thompson QC presents the case for the UK remaining in the EU & Martin Howe QC presents the case for the UK leaving the EU


25 April 2016

Getting it right

Instead of building on the rights recognised under our constitution and in our history, the Human Rights Act of 1998 side-lined them by importing wholesale into our courts the case law of the European Court of Human Rights at Strasbourg, argues Martin Howe QC.

Now is the time to bring our rights home – this time properly – he claims, in another article in our series looking at all the issues in this controversial area..

29 June 2015
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