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Lord Anderson of Ipswich KBE QC

David Anderson


Brick Court Chambers
House of Lords

Lord Anderson of Ipswich KBE QC (David Anderson) is a practising barrister at Brick Court Chambers (QC 1998) with some 200 appearances in the EU courts and European Court of Human Rights.  He has written and lectured extensively on legal and national security topics.

Between 2011 and 2017 David served as the UK’s security-cleared Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation.  He was knighted in 2018 for services to national security and civil liberties, and appointed in the same year by the independent House of Lords Appointments Commission as a working cross-bench peer.