Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Lord Lester of Herne Hill

Full title

The Lord Lester of Herne Hill QC

Name

Anthony Lester

Party/group

Liberal Democrat

Joined the Lords

13 October 1993

Contact details

House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
Tel: 020 7219 5353
Fax: 020 7219 5979
contactholmember@parliament.uk

Biography

UK Parliament

Committee House Date
Constitution Committee (L) Lords 2013-
Human Rights (Joint Committee) Lords 2001-
EU Sub-Committee E - Justice and Institutions Lords 1999-08
EU Sub-Committee F - Home Affairs Lords 1996-99
Procedure Committee (L) Lords 1994-96
EU Sub-Committee E - Justice and Institutions Lords 1994-96

Register of Interests

  • 2: Remunerated employment, office, profession etc.

    • Self-employed practising member of the English Bar, specialising in constitutional and administrative law, employment, media, commercial and European law
    • Co-editor (and contributor), Butterworths Human Rights Law and Practice
    • Member, Commission on a Bill of Rights
  • 4: Shareholdings (b)

    • Investor AB (Swedish registered investment and holding company)
    • Jardine Strategic Holdings Limited (Singapore listed holding company)
  • 5: Land and property

    • Shop in Somerset owned jointly with wife
  • 6: Sponsorship

    • Secretarial research and assistance, and office accommodation, is provided through Odysseus Trust Limited and funded by Sigrid Rausing Trust and Foundation Open Society Institute
  • 10: Non-financial interests (a)

    • Director, Odysseus Trust Ltd (not-for-profit company that conducts research into human rights and constitutional matters and advises on an all-party basis)
  • 10: Non-financial interests (b)

    • Member, Advisory Board and Executive Council, Centre for European Law, King's College, London
    • Member, Advisory Board, Institute of European Public Law, University of Hull
    • Member, Advisory Panel, Centre for Public Law, Cambridge
    • Member, Advisory Board, Institute of European Public Law
    • Bencher, Lincoln's Inn
  • 10: Non-financial interests (c)

    • Trustee, Miriam Rothschild and John Galway Foster Human Rights Trust
  • 10: Non-financial interests (d)

    • Member, Board of Advisers of Freedom Now
  • 10: Non-financial interests (e)

    • Governor, British Institute for Human Rights
    • Hon President and Board Member, INTERIGHTS (International Centre for the Legal Protection of Human Rights)
    • Joint President, United Nations Association Westminster Branch
    • Member, Advisory Board, Irish Yearbook of International Law
    • Member, Editorial Committee, "Public Law"
    • Member, Expert Counsel Panel, Liberty
    • Member, Executive Board, Open Society Institute Justice Initiative
    • President, Human Rights Lawyers' Association
    • Vice President, English PEN
    • Member, International Editorial Board, International Journal of Discrimination and the Law
    • Friend of the Sigrid Rausing Trust