17 September 2021 - Article
In 2018 and 2019, Geoffrey was charged as Attorney General, among other things,with advising the British Government on the Article 50 EU Withdrawal Agreement and on the negotiations for the UK’s exit from the EU, and for a time was part of its negotiating team. He was responsible for advising on the UK Government’s obligations in public international law in all areas of its activity and for directing its legal strategy and its participation in all its major domestic and international litigation.
Bar of England and Wales, 1982
England and Wales 2003, Queen’s Counsel
Member of Parliament for Torridge and West Devon
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