Administrative Law Matters


Implementing a Brexit Transitional Period — Briefing Paper

With my colleagues Professor Kenneth Armstrong, Professor John Bell and Professor Mark Elliott, I have produced  a Brexit briefing paper on ‘Implementing Transition’. Following the Prime Minister’s speech in Florence on 22 September 2017, there is growing, albeit not universal, political consensus around the notion of a transitional – or ‘implementation’ – period. The intention […] Read more


Is Deference Constitutional (in Canada)?

The move by the judges of Quebec’s Superior Court to bring an action claiming that the jurisdiction of the Court of Quebec (a statutory court created by the province) unconstitutionally encroaches on the Superior Court’s jurisdiction has created great excitement in the province (see here). A swift backlash, prompted by the spectacle of judges suing […] Read more