EU Referendum Debate

Date: 13 June 2016

Time: 18:00 - 21:00

Lincoln’s Inn Great Hall Lincoln’s Inn London WC2A 3TL


The General Council of the Bar and the Lincoln's Inn European Law Group invite you to an early evening public debate on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union.

This debate will be chaired by Chantal-Aimée Doerries QC, the Chairman of the Bar, and will provide an opportunity for discussion on both sides of the question. The debate will be followed by questions from the audience and will culminate in a vote on the case for remaining or leaving.

                                             Event Speakers:

Case for remaining:

Dominic Grieve QC MP
Conservative Member of Parliament for Beaconsfield since 1997, Attorney General 2010-2014, barrister

Joanna Cherry QC MP
Scottish National Party Member of Parliament for Edinburgh South West and Shadow SNP Westminster Group Leader (Justice and Home Affairs) since 2015,

Case for leaving:

Lord Howard of Lympne CH PC QC
Conservative peer, former Member of Parliament for Folkestone and Hythe 1983-2010 and Leader of the Conservative Party 2003-2005, barrister

Martin Howe QC
Chairman of Lawyers for Britain:, barrister

                                             Event Timings:

The registration will start at 18:00.
The debate will start at 18:30.
The debate will finish at 20:00 and will be followed by an informal drinks reception.

If you would like to attend what promises to be an evening of engaging and powerful debate, please email to register.