Brexit

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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. Professor Campbell Gemmell, professor of environment policy, regulation and governance at Universi

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Police are investigating a crowdfunding page aiming to raise £10,000 to hire someone to kill high-profile Brexit litigant Gina Miller. The crowdfunder was anonymously launched on GoFundMe in April and was not taken down until last week, the Sunday Mirror reports.

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The Scottish government will recommend that MSPs refuse legislative consent for the Brexit bill, ministers confirmed today. A Legislative Consent Memorandum (LCM) lodged by Constitutional Relations Secretary Michael Russell raises concerns over the content of the bill, its implementation and the lac

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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. Boris Johnson sent an unsigned letter to Brussels requesting a delay, accompanied by a signed letter saying he thought that doing so would be a mistake.

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The Court of Session is considering another Brexit case – an attempt to stop the UK government from passing its proposed EU withdrawal agreement. Jolyon Maugham QC, who lodged the petition, believes the deal falls foul of legislation stopping Northern Ireland from forming part of a s

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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. In many areas the consequences of an exit from the EU seemed obvious. Family lawyers would see rising divorces with couples separating

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The Scottish government has published guidance for legal professionals to help them cope with a possible no-deal Brexit. Two guides cover the changes to cross border civil justice cooperation in family cases and in civil and commercial cases.

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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. The most significant implication of UK withdrawal from the EU’s Dublin System – which determines responsibility for asylum applicat

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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. Petitioners Dale Vince OBE, Joanna Cherry QC MP and Jolyon Maugham QC had asked judges to enforce legislation passed by MPs aimed at

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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. Dale Vince OBE, Jolyon Maugham QC and Joanna Cherry QC MP had sought to force Mr Johnson to extend Article 50 TEU if he cannot get a Brexit deal pass

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Positive relationships between legal professionals in the UK and Belgium are set to continue post-Brexit with the signing of a first-of-its-kind document by legal organisations in each of the nations.

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Barrister Jolyon Maugham QC, who has played a key role in Brexit litigation over the past three years, has revealed that he bought a stab vest following threats against his life. Mr Maugham said he was advised by the elected police and crime commissioner in his area to take measures to protect his o

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