George Peretz is a queen’s counsel in England and Wales and barrister-at-law in Ireland. His practice covers a wide range of public law, regulatory and tax issues, with particular strengths in competition and state aid, pharmaceuticals, VAT and customs/trade remedies, and agriculture. He has argued a number of major cases in the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, European Court of Justice and General Court and regularly leads in the senior English courts. He is also a director of openDemocracy. Views expressed in openDemocracy are his own, not those of his chambers.
Published in: Home: OpinionThe Home Office seized refugees’ phones illegally. It should be dismantled
Priti Patel’s Home Office operated a grossly unlawful – and spectacularly cruel – policy of seizing the phones of...
Published in: openDemocracyUK: OpinionThe UK’s post-Brexit review of ‘retained EU law’ risks undermining democracy
The government is seeking to disentangle domestic law from EU law – handing more power to unaccountable ministers
Published in: openDemocracyUK: OpinionDavid Frost’s bluster can’t wish away the Northern Ireland protocol
Many Brexiters confuse Article 16 of the protocol for a ‘get out of jail free’ card. Here’s why they’re wrong