Five Minutes With: Jonathan Sumption QC


Jonathan Sumption QC is considered by many to be the UK's top barrister, having represented the government in the Hutton Inquiry as well as arguing against them in court.

Matt Stadlen questioned him about whether judges have too much power, why history matters, the secret to a good cross-examination and why he applauds inequality.

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