Confidence in Irish judiciary key to lawyer’s Brexit action

London barrister Jolyon Maugham plans to initiate High Court proceedings before Christmas

11th December, 2016
Leading London barrister Jolyon Maugham Pic: YouTube

A British lawyer mounting a legal action to clarify whether Brexit can be reversed once Article 50 is triggered, said that the quality of the judiciary was a factor in choosing Ireland to litigate his claim.

Leading London barrister Jolyon Maugham plans to initiate High Court proceedings before Christmas alleging the Irish state, the European Commission and the European Council have breached EU law.

It will be argued that if Article 50 has not been triggered,...

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