Skip to main content

Mr Alexander Horne

Visiting Professor

AffiliationRoom numberTelephone
Visiting Professor in the Durham Law School  


Alexander Horne was called to the Bar by Lincoln’s Inn in 1999. He joined Parliament as an employed barrister in 2003 and held a number of posts working on human rights, EU and constitutional law, international law, and Brexit. Between 20017-2021 he was part of the senior leadership team in the House of Lords. In 2017 he was appointed Legal Adviser to the House of Lords European Union Committee. He was also the first legal adviser to the House of Lords International Agreements Committee, which he helped to establish. Alexander holds degrees from the University of Hertfordshire; Birkbeck, University of London; and, Queen Mary, University of London. He is the joint editor of Parliament and the Law (a leading text on how the law applies to Parliament). He currently works as Counsel at Hackett & Dabbs LLP.