Professor Michael Dougan

The EU Law Expert Everyone’s Turning To Post Brexit

Probably one of the defining attitudes of the recent EU referendum debate was Michael Gove’s assertion that ‘the people of this country have had enough of experts.’ And yet frustratingly, mere hours after the polls closed, Google reported a 250% increase in people searching ‘what happens if Britain leaves the EU?’ Similarly, in the wake of the Brexit vote, this guy – the University of Liverpool’s Professor Michael Dougan, a leading expert in EU constitutional law – became an almost overnight viral internet sensation, when social media users started sharing a video of him explaining the likely outcomes of Britain leaving the EU. In my latest piece for The Debrief, I wrote about who Michael Dougan is, and what he has to stay about the European Union. You can read it here.

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