Tom Hickman

Tom Hickman

Tom is a Reader in Public Law at University College London, and a practising barrister at Blackstone Chambers.

Articles by this author


Regulating internet surveillance

RIPA is dead, long live the IPA? As the so-called Snooper’s Charter comes into force, Tom Hickman examines the two regimes, recent case law and checks and balances on the state’s new bulk digital surveillance powers

23 April 2018

Brexit: The Article 50 ‘trigger’


Nick Barber, Tom Hickman and Jeff King argue that Parliament has an indispensable role in triggering withdrawal from the European Union

As a matter of domestic constitutional law, we argue that the Prime Minister is unable to issue a declaration under Art 50 of the Lisbon Treaty – triggering withdrawal from the European Union – without having been authorised to do so by a statute. 

25 July 2016
virtual magazine View virtual issue

Chair’s Column

Feature image

Join us for Justice Week

As we look ahead to Justice Week 2022, the sustainability of the Criminal Bar remains a critical issue for the government to address

Job of the Week

Course of the Week


Most Viewed

Partner Logo

Latest Cases