Louis Browne QC chairs independent review panel for University

March 29, 2018

Louis Browne QC from Exchange Chambers recently acted as the Chairman of a multi- disciplinary Independent Review Panel which conducted an Inquiry for a British University.

This Inquiry considered the very important issue of the extent to which the University had discharged its Prevent Duty. This is a duty imposed upon Higher Education bodies under the Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015.

Hill Dickinson Solicitors (led by Partner, Iain Campbell) acted as the Secretariat to the Inquiry by interviewing witnesses and preparing evidence for consideration by the Review Panel.

Louis has an established public law and judicial review practice. He has experience of a wide variety of cases across a range of sectors, including care and social services, education, Government, housing, immigration, planning, revenue and transport.