A closer look at some of the news, issues and consequences which have arisen following the UK Government’s notification under Article 50 that the UK will leave the European Union.

Position papers

Key legal issues for the upcoming EU-UK negotiations

21 April 2017

The UK Law Societies have just published the report that sets out the key priorities for the upcoming negotiations between the EU and the UK.

More reports

Latest on Brexit

Healthcare in Scotland needs consideration as part of Brexit negotiations

3 November 2017

The Law Society of Scotland has said that healthcare needs in Scotland should be considered alongside those of the UK as a whole, as part of ongoing Brexit negotiations.

car car door factory industry production

State aid law post-Brexit

3 November 2017By

The Brexit journey is underway and there will be plenty of twists in the tale ahead. After all, no country has ever left the EU before. The UK’s legal landscape post-Brexit could get quite a shake-up, with all laws derived from the European Union potentially being subject to change. One such candidate for consideration is the perhaps lesser known branch of competition law known as State aid.

Brexit – where are we now and where are we going?

30 October 2017

The months of September and October saw a number of key developments take place in the on-going Brexit negotiations.


Brexit is about regulation

30 October 2017By

The British Prime Minister’ s speech in Florence was aimed at rebuilding bridges with the European Union after three unsuccessful Brexit negotiating rounds, while at the same time trying to unite her deeply divided cabinet.  Theresa May called for a transitional period; made a concrete financial offer; softened her tone on the rights of European citizens living in the UK; and repeated her request for a new deep and comprehensive economic partnership between the UK and the EU. 

Brexit: Where and How to Enforce? Building Blocks for a New Dispute Settlement System

19 October 2017

Richard Corbett, MEP hosted a seminar on dispute settlement mechanisms in the context of Brexit with the Joint Brussels Office of the UK Law Societies.

Brexit adds to local uncertainty – A plea for engagement

13 October 2017

The President of the Law Society of Northern Ireland, Ian Huddleston has said that: “Brexit in whatever form it ultimately takes, is likely to be a further disruptor, at least in the short term and as a result will make life messier not just for the legal profession, but for all of us.

More news about Brexit

Brexit legal resources

Brussels Agenda

Stay up to date with Brexit news and developments direct from the Brussels Office with our monthly newsletter, the Brussels Agenda.