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
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
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
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 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
The Scottish government will recommend that MSPs refuse legislative consent for the Brexit bill, ministers confirmed today.
Published 22 October 2019
The Court of Session has delayed a decision on whether the Prime Minister has complied with a law that compels him to seek a Brexit extension.
Published 21 October 2019
The Court of Session is considering another Brexit case – an attempt to stop the UK government from passing its proposed EU withdrawal agreement.
Published 18 October 2019
One of the many unintended effects of an EU exit was that it prompted us lawyers to start writing profound things about what it would mean for our areas of practice.
Published 17 October 2019
The Scottish government has published guidance for legal professionals to help them cope with a possible no-deal Brexit.
Published 14 October 2019
The implications of Brexit for asylum policy and for vulnerable refugees and asylum seekers in Europe have been highlighted in a new Lords committee report.
Published 11 October 2019
An appeal court ruling in a legal action seeking a court order to force the Prime Minister to write a letter requesting a Brexit extension in the event that no deal has been agreed between the UK and the EU has been put on hold.
Published 10 October 2019
The Inner House of the Court of Session has delayed a decision on signing a letter seeking an extension to Article 50 if Prime Minister Boris Johnson refuses to do so.
Published 9 October 2019
A legal action seeking a court order to force the Prime Minister to write a letter requesting a Brexit extension in the event that no deal has been agreed between the UK and the EU has been dismissed after a judge ruled that it was not required.
Published 8 October 2019
The campaigners in the Court of Session case against Prime Minister Boris Johnson have had their petition refused by Lord Pentland in the Outer House.
Published 7 October 2019