Patrick Hennessey is a Senior Fellow at Policy Exchange and a barrister, writer and broadcaster. He was born in 1982 and educated at Berkhamsted School and Balliol College, Oxford, where he read English. On leaving university he joined the Army and served from 2004 to 2009 as an officer in the Grenadier Guards. Since leaving the Army he has written two books, The Junior Officers’ Reading Club, and Kandak, and a wide range of articles. He is a regular media commentator on defence, security and legal matters and recently presented the BBC’s critically acclaimed documentary on the early life of Rudyard Kipling. As a barrister Patrick practices both public and commercial law with an international focus. He is appointed to the Attorney General’s Panel and regularly advises and acts for government departments in cases concerning defence and security including claims arising out of the Iraq and Afghan conflicts.
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by Patrick Hennessey | Jul 25, 2018Read Publication The UK urgently needs a new definition of treason that will recognise the nature of the threats we face today, argues a new paper from Policy Exchange, Aiding the Enemy: How and why to restore the law of treason, by Tom Tugendhat MP, Khalid Mahmood...
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