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    Brexit: where to next for the UK & EU?


    Over 1,000 days have passed since the polls closed in the EU referendum, and the last several months in UK politics have seen a stark rise in political tension as MPs continue to debate the final shape that Brexit should take. Developments in the UK have been closely monitored by ...

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    No more non-market economy status? Commission proposes new rules on anti-dumping and anti-subsidy


    The European Commission has proposed two sets of amendments to the basic anti-dumping and anti-subsidy Regulations, 2016/1036 and 2016/1037.  The proposals are designed for different purposes but both will, if passed into law, result in significant changes to the operation of trade remedies in the EU.  

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    Implications for the profession of a no-deal Brexit


    Rebecca Goshawk, Public Affairs Manager at the Law Society of England and Wales, provides updated analysis of the consequences and potential costs of a no deal Brexit for both the profession in England and Wales and its clients. Solicitors in the EU and European lawyers in the UK are ...

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    New statute and the revocation of Article 50


    In this article David Greene, Deputy Vice President of the Law Society of England and Wales, discusses the constitutional challenges that have arisen in Parliament since the 2016 EU Referendum. The article touches on the current turmoil in Parliament, how Article 50 could be revoked or extended, as well ...

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    Brexit and access to justice for victims of domestic abuse: A practical example in support of an agreement


    In this article Suzanne Rice, President of the Law Society of Northern Ireland, discusses the potential impact a disorderly Brexit will have on vulnerable groups, such as victims of domestic violence. For people such as these, if a disorderly Brexit occurs, the protection from its effects could be defined by ...

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    The Law Society of Northern Ireland and Brexit


    Suzanne Rice, President of the Law Society of Northern Ireland , discusses the LSNI’s strategy to raise awareness with key stakeholders of the difficult issues which a disorderly Brexit would provoke. Since the 2016 EU Referendum, the LSNI has consistently argued in favour of for a broad agreement with ...

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    Brexit: the UK and Scotland


    Katie Hay, Head of International at the Law Society of Scotland, discusses the future options for Scotland in the context of Brexit. 2019 marks the 20 th anniversary of the opening of Scottish Parliament, and as the physical embodiment of Scottish devolution from the UK parliament, it has grown ...

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    Brexit and the Law Society of Scotland (updated March 2019)


    Alison Atack, President of the Law Society of Scotland, discusses how the Law Society continues to inform and advise its members while also acting as a strong advocate for their interests in Edinburgh, London and Brussels, with additional text discussing events since January. 

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    Migration in the UK post-Brexit


    With six months to go until the UK leaves the EU, the Government is yet to give a firm indication of what migration arrangements will be implemented post-Brexit. Migration was a defining issue in the UK’s June 2016 referendum on EU membership, which divided many and still continues to do ...

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    Is Europe failing migrant children in their access to justice?


    Upon arrival to the EU, migrant children face systematic barriers to their right to access justice.