Anthony Speaight QC

A barrister in private practice for the last 40 years.  Practice has covered a wide range of court work.

Bencher of Middle Temple.

Member of the Executive Committee of the Society of Conservative Lawyers.

Member of the Government Commission on a UK Bill of Rights (2011-2012).

Chairman of the Political Committee of the Carlton Club (2009-2013).

Chairman, Bar Council’s Access to the Bar Committee (2004-6).

Chairman, Editorial Board of Counsel, journal of the Bar of England & Wales (1991-5).

Author of various legal works on professional negligence and allied subjects; and of a number of political papers including A Call for a Conservative Intellectual Revival in Law and Human Rights (2013,  Society of Conservative lawyers).

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