Richard Hermer QC featured as Lawyer of the Week in The Times


Richard Hermer QC is The Times Lawyer of the Week this week for his work acting for Maha Elgizouli, the mother of one of the Isis ‘Beatles’ in the Supreme Court. The significant judgment saw a seven-judge panel unanimously rule that the Home Secretary unlawfully breached the Data Protection Act 2018 by authorising the transfer of evidence to the United States without seeking an assurance that US authorities would not seek to impose the death penalty against the appellant’s son, Shafee El-Sheikh.

In the article Richard talks about who has inspired him throughout his career, the best advice he has ever received and the best decision he has taken as a lawyer.

For the full article, please see here (behind paywall).