James Harper

James Harper is a director at the legal research firm LexisNexis and leads its rule of law programme.

Yes, Boris is breaching the rule of law. Here’s why

In an article published on 10 September, David Wolfson QC argued that the government’s actions around the Internal Markets Bill do not breach the rule of law. Sadly, while I wish this were true, I do not concur. From the moment Brandon Lewis stood in parliament and openly admitted the government’s plans breached international law, albeit