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    Brexit case law tracker


    You can find the latest and the most interesting and relevant cases related to Brexit in the European Courts in this section. We will keep it updated and feature it in our newsletter.

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    UK lawyers in the EU: Q&A on practice rights in the context of Brexit


    The UK delegation to the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) published its paper on UK lawyers and their practice rights in the EU in the context of Brexit. 

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    Brexit: after Salzburg must come deal?


    In the run up to the informal Salzburg summit, some in the British press predicted that there would be a breakthrough in Brexit negotiations this September. This followed, they claimed, from a significant increase in the tempo of negotiations, spurred on by the arrival of Dominic Raab as the UK’s ...

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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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    Brexit: busy summer ahead of the October Council


    The summer months of July and August saw Brexit regularly dominate headlines in the UK press. Newly-appointed Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, Dominic Raab, making several trips to Brussels for talks with the EU’s Chief Brexit Negotiator, Michel Barnier.

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    Brexit: the UK government is facing a cliff-edge


    With the June Council fast approaching, many in Brussels feel that crunch time is nigh for the UK and Theresa May’s government.

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    Law Society hosts seminar on post-Brexit civil justice cooperation


    The UK Law Societies’ Brussels Office hosted a lunchtime seminar on 24 May 2018 concerning the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters following Brexit.

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


    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.

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    Law Societies Brussels Office gives evidence on Brexit in the European Parliament


    On 21 March 2018, Dr Helena Raulus, Head of the UK Law Societies Joint Brussels Office, took part in an exchange of information on the withdrawal of the UK from the EU at the constitutional affairs committee (AFCO) of the European Parliament. Beginning with a presentation, Dr Raulus provided insights ...

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    Brexit: trade in non-financial services


    The Law Society of Scotland has submitted comments to the House of Lords EU Internal Market Sub-Committee follow-up inquiry on trade in non-financial services, following the report it published in March 2017. 

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    Don’t let Brexit jeopardise UK’s valuable services sector


    Professional services accounted for approximately 7.8% of UK GDP in 2016 – the latest figures – yet the EU trade deal with Canada (The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA )), widely touted as the model for the UK post Brexit, does not provide a comprehensive framework for them. CETA ...

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    Brexit and family law – position paper


    In this article, we discuss three main possibilities for when EU family law provisions will cease to apply in the UK post-Brexit.

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    Healthcare in Scotland needs consideration as part of Brexit negotiations


    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.

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    State aid law post-Brexit


    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 ...

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


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

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    Brexit is about regulation


    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 ...

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


    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.

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    Brexit adds to local uncertainty – A plea for engagement


    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 ...

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    Transitional deal will help ease shock of Brexit


    News the UK Government is to push for a transitional deal for the two years after Britain leaves the EU was today welcomed by the Law Society of England and Wales.

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    Frictionless trade


    The term “frictionless trade” is familiar to many by now, thanks in part to government ministers, officals, and the EU Commission, all of whom have been repeating the phrase in speeches and press releases on Brexit over the past few months.