Patrick O’Connor QC

Patrick O’Connor QC

Patrick O’Connor QC, of Doughty Street Chambers, has been a leading human rights practitioner for many years, specialising in criminal trials and appeals, public inquiries and inquests. He has written several well-regarded articles on criminal law, constitutional law, and neo-liberal ideology.

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Reckonings: Legacies of Nazi Persecution and the Quest for Justice

By Professor Mary Fulbrook  

OUP: 2018 (Wolfson History Prize 2019) |

ISBN 9780198811237

Reviewed by Patrick O'Connor QC

14 December 2020

A conversation with Lord Dyson

A judge’s journey: Lord Dyson, recently returned to the thrill of hearing live evidence, lifts the lid on life as Master of the Rolls and his forthright views on current political and judicial controversies. Interview by Patrick O'Connor QC

23 January 2020

‘Judicial overreach’: A response to Sumption

In the 2019 Reith Lectures Lord Sumption argues that law is taking over the space once occupied by politics. Is it really the time and the place for reduced accountability to the law?

19 July 2019
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