Keeping an eye on the bigger picture: why Dinah Rose QC shouldn’t be our target

“Students are perfectly entitled to feel upset and even to feel discomfort. But they are not entitled to have all other considerations displaced, to draw attention away from the plight of LGBTQ+ individuals elsewhere in the world, to condemn their friendly, engaged and committed head of house and to disregard fundamental principles of justice and the rule of law.”

Arun Smith examines why the outcry over Dinah Rose QC is misdirected.


Trust has been broken at Magdalen, and legal explanations won’t fix it

“It’s clear that this has gone far beyond a misunderstanding of the cab rank rule, and is instead a matter of whether marginalised students feel safe, supported, and welcome at Magdalen – which, it is emerging, many do not.”

Ellie Redpath gives her perspective on President of Magdalen Dinah Rose QC’s legal representation of the Cayman Islands in their bid to overturn gay marriage.