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.

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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.

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Criminal justice co-operation vital post-Brexit

18 September 2017

Responding to the release of the government’s paper on criminal justice and security co-operation following Brexit, Law Society of England and Wales vice president Christina Blacklaws said:

EU Withdrawal Bill risks legislative competence of Scottish Parliament

6 September 2017Updated: 15 September 2017

The Law Society of Scotland has raised a series of concerns in advance of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill’s second reading at Westminster on Thursday, 7 September.

Law Society of Scotland urges that rule of law and litigants be put at heart of Brexit talks on CJEU

31 August 2017

The Law Society of Scotland has said that it will be critically important for the UK Government and EU Commission to consider the needs of litigants with cases going before the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) prior to Brexit.

Civil justice cooperation vital to post-Brexit relationship

22 August 2017

The release of the government’s proposals for civil justice cooperation with the EU post-Brexit is a step in the right direction, the Law Society of England and Wales said today.

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Brexit and Devolution - Unchartered Territory

17 August 2017By

Sajjad Karim MEP shares his views on the upcoming challenges with regard to Brexit and devolution.

Law Societies' position on citizens' acquired rights

18 July 2017

The UK Law Societies’ latest briefing discusses citizens’ acquired rights in the context of the negotiations of the UK withdrawal from the EU. The briefing welcomes the priority given to the rights of the EU citizens in the UK and the UK citizens in the EU post-Brexit. 

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