Masters of the Bench
Hugh Mercer Esq QC
Full Title: Hugh Mercer Esq QCCategory: Ordinary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 10.7.2012
Call Date: 25.7.1985
Hugh practises EU law and Conflict of Laws. For the past 20 years, he has been heavily involved in promoting the Bar’s interests in Europe, in particular among the EU institutions and other EU Bars. With Master Fergus Randolph, he promoted the formation of the European Circuit, the first new circuit for 300 years. He has been very active in the Council of the Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) and is currently Chairman of the CCBE Permanent Delegation to the ECJ. Within the Inn, he has interviewed for the Bristow Scholarship for several years. Hugh is particularly keen to get more junior members of the profession involved in EU and Private International Law.