Lord Pannick was named Barrister of the Year at the Lawyer awards held on 27.6.2017. Blackstone Chambers also won the Chambers of Year award.
Lord Pannick QC has appeared in almost 120 House of Lords/Supreme Court cases, more than 25 cases in the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg and over 30 cases in the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, and appeared in many of the leading public law cases of the last 25 years. Milestones include acting for The Sunday Times in Spycatcher, Tiny Rowland and Lonrho plc in the battle with Mohammed Al-Fayed concerning the take-over of Harrods and establishing on behalf of gay servicemen that it was a breach of their human rights to exclude them from the military.
This year he appeared in historic Article 50 ‘Brexit’ Appeal, acting successfully for the lead claimant Gina Miller.