Barrister, writer and broadcaster
Patrick Hennessey is 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 and journalism. 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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RT @judicialpwr Paul Yowell’s new book, “Constitutional Rights and Constitutional Design”, argues that courts were not designed for the kind of moral and empirical reasoning they now routinely undertake. Leading scholars and jurists respond to his arguments: judicialpowerproject… pic.twitter.com/Quuw…
.@Telegraph cites our Building for the Baby Boomers: "PX report pointed to evidence showing that older people who move into housing more suited to their needs are less likely to enter a care home than those who live in mainstream housing". telegraph.co.uk/tax/…
RT @michaelbrucePB Persuasive analysis from @laurendavidson in @Telegraph. Increasing evidence that Stamp Duty disproportionately hits older homeowners and, as I've said before, deters them from moving. Time to sort it out. Good to see @Policy_Exchange research cited too. telegraph.co.uk/tax/…