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Mark Lazarowicz to address seminar on EU citizens' rights in the UK after Brexit

Terra Firma’s Mark Lazarowicz will be one of the key speakers at a seminar focusing on EU Citizens’ rights in the UK post-Brexit. ‘EU citizens' rights in the UK after Brexit: the law and the Practice’ will be held at the Augustine United Church on George IV Bridge, Edinburgh on Monday 23rd March.

Published 6 March 2020

Report: Preserving free movement between EU and Scotland would not undermine new visa regime

Preserving free movement in Scotland for EU citizens would not undermine the post-Brexit visa regime, according to law firm Fragomen.

Published 3 March 2020

Scottish Legal Views: Elaine Motion on the historic prorogation litigation

"It is as if the prorogation order had never existed", Elaine Motion, chairman of Balfour and Manson, told SLN on the day the Inner House ruled in Cherry that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s prorogation of Parliament was unlawful.

Published 25 February 2020

EU to insist CJEU rules on post-Brexit agreement with UK

The EU will insist that the Court of Justice of the European Union should be able to rule on any post-Brexit agreement with the UK, The Times reports.

Published 28 January 2020

CMS survey highlights ‘significant’ Brexit concerns within key Scottish sectors

A survey of more than 100 executives from four of Scotland’s industry sectors has revealed concerns about the impact of Brexit in the year ahead.

Published 21 January 2020

Scott McGeachy: Schrems II – Brexit and standard contractual clauses

In the case of Schrems II, the Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued an opinion which upholds the validity of the European Commission’s standard contractual clauses for the transfer of personal data to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA). Scott McGeachy explains the case and its implications.

Published 16 January 2020

Prime Minister's attempts to eviscerate domestic law of CJEU precedent condemned

Boris Johnson's attempt to give ministers control over which courts are no longer bound by European Court precedent will damage the legal system, Lord Pannick QC has warned.

Published 13 January 2020

Iain Halliday: Will Santa be able to deliver presents to the UK after Brexit?

With Christmas, and Brexit, fast approaching, it is a good time to consider how Brexit could affect Santa’s annual task of delivering presents to the children of the UK, writes Iain Halliday.

Published 19 December 2019

Johnson plans to give lower courts power to overturn EU law after Brexit

Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to give British judges the power to overturn rulings of the European Court of Justice, The Times reports.

Published 18 December 2019

MPs now approve half as many business-related laws in a year than before Brexit

The number of business-related laws passed by Westminster every year has halved since the Brexit referendum, according to new research.

Published 3 December 2019

Decline in Scottish statutory instruments coincides with mounting Brexit legislation

The increasing volume of Brexit-related secondary legislation has coincided with a decrease in the number of Scottish statutory instruments laid before the Scottish Parliament for consideration, a Holyrood committee has reported.

Published 26 November 2019

Oliver Garner: New Irish Protocol could lead to indefinite jurisdiction of EU Court in the UK

The infamous ‘backstop’ is gone, but the new Irish Protocol could lead to the indefinite jurisdiction of the Court of Justice of the European Union within the United Kingdom, writes Oliver Garner of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law.

Published 31 October 2019

Former regulator chief calls for dedicated environment court

The former head of the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has called for the establishment of a parliamentary commissioner for the environment and a dedicated environment court after Brexit.

Published 28 October 2019

Police investigating crowdfunding page for murder of Gina Miller

Police are investigating a crowdfunding page aiming to raise £10,000 to hire someone to kill high-profile Brexit litigant Gina Miller.

Published 28 October 2019