Brexit



Brexit: What Happens Next?

Following the victory for Leave in the EU referendum, Professor Stephen Tierney sets out the next steps in the constitutional process. 

Published 24 June 2016

Scots lawyers on implications of Brexit

Scots lawyers have commented on the implications of the UK's historic decision to leave the European Union.

Published 24 June 2016

Brexit: view from Edinburgh wealth managers Psigma

Simon Kay of Edinburgh-based wealth managers Psigma, gives his reaction to the shock Brexit result.

Published 24 June 2016

Brexit fears drive City lawyers to seek admission in Ireland

A record number of UK solicitors will have been admitted to practice in Ireland in the first six months of 2016 due to Brexit fears, the Law Society of Ireland has said.

Published 20 June 2016

SLN poll finds overwhelming support among Scottish lawyers for Remain ahead of Brexit referendum

Ahead of next week's Brexit referendum, Scottish lawyers have voted overwhelmingly in favour of Britain remaining in the EU.

Published 15 June 2016

SLN Poll: Brexit – have your say

As the Brexit vote looms and the gap between Leave and Remain in the opinion polls narrows, Scottish Legal News poses the question to our readers: should we go or should we stay?

Published 8 June 2016

Business output and optimism fall ahead of Brexit vote

Business outputs and optimism about future growth have fallen as companies are uncertain of the economic direction according to the latest "Business Trends Report" by accountants and business advisers BDO LLP.

Published 6 June 2016

Sir David Edward warns Brexit would encourage Russian militarism

A dismantled European Union would encourage Russian militarism, a Scottish expert on Europe has claimed.

Published 26 May 2016

Supreme Court denies expats Brexit vote

Over a million British expats have been denied the right to vote in the EU referendum following a ruling of the Supreme Court that people who have lived outside of the UK for more than 15 years cannot vote on June 23.

Published 25 May 2016

Eric Clive: Brexit and family law

Writing for Scottish Legal News today, distinguished legal academic Professor Eric Clive discusses the consequences Brexit would have on family law.

Published 13 May 2016

Eleanor Sharpston QC warns of loss to ECJ in the event of Brexit

An advocate general of the EU’s highest court has expressed disappointment that a Brexit vote could see legal cooperation between the UK and EU come to an end.

Published 20 April 2016

Scots lawyer warns of threat to workers' rights in event of Brexit

A Scots lawyer has said it would be a “travesty” for Scots workers’ rights if the UK left the EU.

Published 29 February 2016

Legal academic suggests Holyrood could gain powers from Brexit

A legal expert has said Holyrood would gain a raft of new powers in the event of Brexit.

Published 18 February 2016