Anti-Brexiter Seeks To Block Suspension Of Parliament

Law360, London (August 30, 2019, 7:31 PM BST) -- An anti-Brexit campaigner who successfully blocked the U.K. government's plan to unilaterally trigger the formal process for leaving the European Union has mounted a legal challenge to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to suspend Parliament.

A judiciary spokesman confirmed Friday that a High Court hearing will take place Sept. 5 over investment manager Gina Miller's claims that Johnson has exceeded his powers and undermined parliamentary sovereignty.

Miller has instructed Mishcon de Reya, the law firm she used to win a legal case forcing parliament to legislate before Brexit could be invoked, and former Supreme Court Judge David Pannick QC to...

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