Thinking and writing and advising about Brexit

As well as being a senior consultant here at Preiskel, I am a writer and journalist about law and policy matters.  Since June I have been writing a lot about Brexit. Brexit is, for me, fascinating.  There is complexity, as it brings together policy and law, trade and economics, and political and constitutional issues.  And…

Why are litigation letters often so dreadful?

There is no genre of literature more dismal – more utterly depressing to read – than the letters of litigation solicitors. Every day hundreds, perhaps thousands, of these wearisome missives are compiled and dispatched.  And many contain the most insincere and heart-sinking language. The authors of this dreadful correspondence will invariably profess themselves “surprised” or…

Preiskel & Co referred to in The Independent Newspaper

Preiskel & Co’s David Allen Green was quoted in The Independent Newspaper in an article that included references to his legal views on prosecutions for online social media postings: http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/art/news/graffiti-dying-out-as-people-vent-spleen-on-twitter-says-top-cop-9697635.html Preiskel & Co successfully acted on the appeal in front of the Lord Chief Justice to overturn the conviction of Paul Chambers in what was…

FT.com front page runs Preiskel’s David Allen Green’s article on the need for the UK to have further constitutional rights

FT.com front page runs Preiskel’s David Allen Green’s article on the irrelevance of the Magna Carta (coming to its 800th anniversary) in the need for the UK to enshrine further constitutional rights.  David Allen Green, head of Preiskel & Co’s media and litigation practice is also a blogger for the FT.com, the website of the Financial…

David Allen Green appeared on BBC Radio 4’s prestigious The World Tonight this week to discuss the law relating to internet abuse and social media

Our head of media David Allen Green appeared on BBC Radio 4’s prestigious The World Tonight this week to discuss the law relating to internet abuse and social media.  David was the solicitor who successfully defended Paul Chambers in the “Twitter Joke Trial” and he acts regularly in internet-related cases.