Anthony Lester

Anthony Lester QC is Britain\'s most eminent human rights lawyer. In 2007 he received the Justice and Liberty Judges\' Award for a Lifetime of Achievement in the service of human rights. He sits in the House of Lords.
Five Ideas To Fight For
Five Ideas to Fight For is a revealing account of the tortuous struggles to secure the establishment of our rights and freedoms in law. Anthony Lester was at the heart of the 30-year campaign that resulted in the Human Rights Act in 1998, as well as the battle to eradicate iniquities in race and gender that led to the Equality Act of 2010. A fierce argument for why we must be tenacious in fighting to protect the survival of the ideals that enable us to live freely. Anthony Lester debat...