14 September 2022 - Events
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
For many years, I've advised major international clients and governments on their legal strategies and led international legal teams in resolving high profile and complex legal problems.
I have specialised in finding and developing imaginative and practical solutions to those problems, whether it was securing high profile assets worth $75 million from a Caribbean hiding place for the Turkish government, bringing investment treaty claims for expropriation for a global construction company or advising the Mauritius government on its ML legislation or its constitution, informed by experience and insights gained in the eye of the storm at the highest level.
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