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    Brexit and family law – position paper

    2018-01-19T14:45:00Z

    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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    Updates from the Law Society of Northern Ireland

    2018-01-19T14:42:00Z

    The Law Society of Northern Ireland tell us about some of their recent activities

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    Round up of 2017

    2018-01-19T14:40:00Z

    The world has seen a myriad of change during 2017. We re-cap on some of the most prominent events of the year. 

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    CCBE submits an Amicus Brief in support of Microsoft at US Supreme Court

    2018-01-19T14:38:00Z

    The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) submitted an Amicus Brief in support of Microsoft in United States v Microsoft . Amicus briefs are the only form of intervention before the courts by a third party which is interested in a given case. They are especially ...

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    Council Adopts Negotiating Mandate on the Transparency Register

    2018-01-17T12:08:00Z

    On 6 December 2017, the Permanent Representatives Committee (Coreper) agreed on the Council’s position on the Commission proposal for a mandatory Transparency Register. This means that the Council Presidency will now be able to begin negotiations with the Parliament and Commission on the Council’s participation in the Transparency Register. ...

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    The Hague Judgments Project reaching the finishing line

    2017-12-05T15:13:00Z

    Tamasin Dorosti, trainee solicitor on secondment to the Brussels Office attended the seminar we co-hosted in London on the Hague Conference Judgments Project. She gives an overview and update of the draft Convention. 

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    Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Bill

    2017-12-05T15:13:00Z

    The Law Society of Scotland provides an overview of the recently introduced Gender Representation on Public Boards (Scotland) Bill. 

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    Gender & Equality: A view from the EWLA and review of their 16th Congress

    2017-12-05T13:17:00Z

    Katharina Miller, president of the European Women Lawyers Association gives an account of their 16th Congress which centred on the theme of diversity, in particular gender and equality.

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    Harriet Diplock, Burges Salmon

    2017-11-28T10:03:00Z

    One of our trainee secondees Harriet Diplock answers some questions about how she secured the secondment and her experiences in Brussels over the past few months. 

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    Caitlin Allan, Plexus Law

    2017-11-28T09:09:00Z

    One of our trainee secondees Caitlin Allan answers some questions about how she secured the secondment and her experiences in Brussels over the past few months. 

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    Tamasin Dorosti, Boyes Turner

    2017-11-28T08:56:00Z

    One of our trainee secondees Tamasin Dorosti answers some questions about how she secured the secondment and her experiences in Brussels over the past few months. 

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    Law Society of England and Wales in bid to intervene in landmark privilege case

    2017-11-10T14:37:00Z

    Permission to intervene in an appeal concerning the rights of the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) to have access to client-lawyer communications was today being sought by the Law Society of England and Wales.

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    Exciting Opportunity in Brussels for trainee solicitors!

    2017-11-10T09:09:00Z

    The Brussels Office of the UK Law Societies is accepting applications for trainee solicitors to be seconded to the office for six months commencing in March 2018. 

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    Healthcare in Scotland needs consideration as part of Brexit negotiations

    2017-11-03T10:55:00Z

    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

    2017-11-03T10:30:00Z

    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 is about regulation

    2017-10-30T13:41:00Z

    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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    GDPR – Plan, don’t panic

    2017-10-20T10:58:00Z

    Tim Musson, Convener of the Law Society of Scotland’s Privacy Law Committee, explains why the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is all-important for law firms.

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    I have arrived in Brussels!

    2017-10-20T08:37:00Z

    Tamasin Dorosti, trainee solicitor on secondment to the Brussels Office shares experiences of her first month in the capital. 

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    Criticism towards EU proposals on transparency rules for tax intermediaries

    2017-10-17T10:44:00Z

    In June 2017, the European Commission published a proposal for new transparency rules for intermediaries that design or sell potentially harmful tax schemes. The proposed rules come at a time of heightened EU activity in the area of tax and transparency, with public support growing in Europe for actions taken ...

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    Brexit adds to local uncertainty – A plea for engagement

    2017-10-13T13:43:00Z

    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 ...