Rule of law in UK at risk after Brexit, says former supreme court president

Top legal figures point to ‘very real problem’ of UK judges facing political pressure when interpreting ECJ decisions

The legal implications of leaving the EU have not been thought through, could overwhelm the supreme court and endanger the independence of the British judiciary, four senior retired judges have warned.

Giving evidence to a parliamentary select committee, Lord Thomas, Lord Neuberger, Lord Hope and Sir Konrad Schiemann signalled reservations about the difficulties of preserving the rule of law after Brexit.

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