Comment How May can get Brexit negotiations off to good start by David Hannay | 09.01.2017 Give parliament time to debate her plan, make clear there’ll be no unilateral move against EU citizens and accentuate the positive. Comment Government grilled in Supreme Court Brexit hearing by Sam Ashworth-Hayes | 09.12.2016 The government will need to be proved right in every argument to proceed as it wishes. Its lawyers received something of a grilling. Comment A pale and unconvincing story by David Hannay | 08.11.2016 Theresa May should take a leaf out of her own book and bring her negotiating strategy to parliament before triggering EU's divorce clause. Whatever courts say, Parliament should decide on Article 50 by Sam Ashworth-Hayes | 20.07.2016 Judges will decide whether PM can trigger formal EU divorce proceedings. Either way, MPs’ scrutiny likely to lead to better Brexit deal. Comment How could it be legitimate not to abide by referendum? by Hugo Dixon | 05.07.2016 Only if the will of the people or the options on the table demonstrably change. Even then a u-turn would need a new democratic mandate. Comment Leavers trash UK institutions they claim to want to empower by Jack Schickler | 24.05.2016 Campaigners’ message largely about restoring sovereignty - to bodies like Bank, Parliament and Treasury in which they show remarkably little faith. Comment Henry VIII and the perils of Brexit by George Peretz QC | 09.05.2016 If the UK left the EU, the task of rewriting our law would require a major increase in ministers’ power at the expense of Parliament. Boris’ sovereignty safeguards are no big deal by Jack Schickler | 05.02.2016 New powers for UK courts to review EU law are feasible, but their effect is likely to be small.