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Tag: Hugh Mercer

  • Wednesday, June 13th 2018 - 08:26 UTC

    UK High Court rejects challenge of Article 50 (Brexit) legality

    Hugh Mercer QC told Lord Justice Gross and Justice Green on Tuesday: “It is a public interest challenge which aims to ensure simply that the law is applied.”

    Campaigners have lost a High Court challenge over the legality of Article 50. They hoped to win permission for a judicial review which, they claimed, could result in Brexit negotiations coming to a halt. Lawyers for Elizabeth Webster, who spearheaded the crowd-funded effort, said there was clearly an arguable case to go forward to a full hearing.