A once in a generation constitutional case

Posted on 25 January 2017. Source: The Lawyer

A once in a generation constitutional case

This article was contributed by Mishcon de Reya head of private James Libson who represented Gina Miller on the landmark Article 50 legal challenge in the highest UK courts

The Article 50 case was unique in many senses. First, it was a once in a generation constitutional case that any lawyer would feel privileged to bring. The issues go to the heart of what calls many to the law in the first place. Rule of law, the separation of powers and the independence of the judiciary are matters that whet the appetite of many a law student but with which many careers pass without engagement. Add to this a matter of genuine public interest and a dose of controversy with a leap frog to a fully constituted Supreme Court and one has the recipe for a litigator’s dream.  

Read the full article in The Lawyer here.

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