Alexander Horne appointed to Legal Services Panel for the government of the Virgin Islands

03 Aug 2023

Public Law and Judicial Review

Alexander Horne, an associate member of Chambers, has been appointed to the Legal Services Panel for the Government of the Virgin Islands. He will be authorized to provide legal services to the Government on constitutional law, public international law and to conduct legislative drafting.

Alexander is a visiting professor at Durham University and an experienced legal adviser in Parliament, focusing on EU, regulatory and public law, international agreements and human rights. He was also legal adviser to the House of Lords EU Committee and International Agreements Committee and deputy legal adviser to the Joint Committee on Human Rights. He currently acts as Special Adviser to the Women and Equalities Committee in the House of Commons.

Alexander has advised foreign parliaments on human rights and on treaty scrutiny as a consultant to the United Nations Development Programme. He regularly comments on legal and parliamentary issues including for Prospect Magazine, the Spectator, the New Statesman and on the BBC.