Daniel Godden acted as solicitor for Lord Hanningfield in his recent high profile acquittal. Lord Hanningfield was accused of dishonestly claiming parliamentary expenses. The case was resolved in Lord Hanningfield’s favour after a dismissal application on the basis that the concept of ‘parliamentary work’ was subject to parliamentary privilege.
Read Daniels article - ‘The Separation of Powers and the Exclusive Cognisance of Parliament’ written in conjunction with Rupert Bowers QC and published by the Solicitors Journal Vol 160, no.33, 6th September 2016 here - http://www.solicitorsjournal.com/comment/separation-powers-and-exclusive-cognisance-parliament).
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