Queen’s Counsel at Brick Court Chambers in London, practising EU and human rights law. Appellate judge in the Channel Islands. KBE for services to national security and civil liberties, cross-bench "People’s Peer"
Former UK Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation, closely involved with recent reforms to investigatory powers law and MI5/police intelligence-handling. Writes, lectures and broadcasts internationally on national security and legal topics. Council of Europe expert on media freedom, various legal/educational charity boards. Visiting Professor, KCL.