Brexit: options for a future UK-EU dispute settlement mechanism

2 May 2018

The Law Society of England and Wales has published a paper which outlines its views on the building blocks necessary for having a fair, transparent and accessible mechanism for the resolution of disputes between the EU and the UK after the UK leaves the EU.

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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The Law Society of England and Wales' response to the Commission's proposal on the investment court system

11 September 2017

The Law Society’s Trade Policy Working Party drafted a response to the Commission’s proposal to set up the permanent investment court system. The proposal was published as one of the chapters of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

Consultation response on lobbying transparency

2 June 2016Updated: 8 August 2016

The Law Societies of England and Wales and Scotland recently submitted a joint response to the Commission consultation on the future mandatory lobbying register.

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