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The Constitutional Role of the Judiciary: Article 50 – Executive v Judiciary?

The Constitutional Role of the Judiciary:
Article 50 – Executive v Judiciary?

Monday, 28th June 2021, 6.30pm – 7.30pm

Politeia’s Legal Series 2021 with BPP University

On the 29th March 2017 the U.K. formally invoked Article 50 of the Treaty of the European Union which commenced the process of withdrawal. Earlier in the year the Supreme Court ruled this withdrawal process could not be initiated without an Act of Parliament.

The second event in Politeia’s 2021 series with BPP will consider the government’s power to trigger the legal mechanism, Article 50.

On Monday, 28th June 2021 (6.30 –7.30pm) the series will continue with: Article 50 – Executive v Judiciary?

Speakers from the legal profession will include:

  • Jessica Simor QC, Matrix Chambers;
  • Sir William Cash MP, Chair, European Scrutiny Committee; and
  • Christopher Knight, 11KBW

Edite Ligere, Director of Politeia, will chair the meeting

Speakers will consider the role of the executive and the judiciary in the U.K.’s initiation of the departure from the European Union.


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The event will take place on Monday 28th June, 6.30pm-7.30pm. If you would like to attend, please respond to this e-mail by writing to with your name, position, organisation and phone number and we shall put you on the list. If you would like to bring a guest, please let us have the name and contact details.


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