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Tom Hickman   TOM HICKMAN
MA (Cantab), LLM (Hons) (Toronto), PhD (Cantab)
Reader in Public Law

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Email: t.hickman@ucl.ac.uk

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Tom joined the faculty in October 2012 as a Reader in Public Law.

Tom is a graduate of Cambridge University and the University of Toronto.

He regularly gives lectures and seminars at Universities in the UK and overseas. He has previously been a fellow of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law and is currently a fellow of the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law with co-responsibility for its national security project.

Tom is a practising barrister at Blackstone Chambers in which capacity he has acted in a number of significant cases, including representing AF in AF (No. 3) [2010] 2 AC 269 (fairness in control order cases), Binyam Mohamed in R (Binyam Mohamed) [2010] QB 218 (public interest immunity), Mr Lumba in Lumba (sub nom WL) (Congo) [2012] 1 AC 245 (immigration detention), Human Rights Watch and Justice in RB & U (Algeria [2010] 2 AC 110 (SIAC and diplomatic assurances) and pension campaigners in R (Bradley & Ors) [2009] QB 114 (status of Parliamentary Ombudsman reports). He also acts for central and local government.

Tom’s research interests lie in public law, human rights, national security law and constitutional theory.

Together with Professor Adam Tomkins, Tom has been responsible for the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law’s response to the Justice and Security Green Paper and the Justice and Security Bill. Tom gave oral evidence to the Joint Committee on Human Rights on the Justice and Security Green Paper in 2012.


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