UK government to strengthen Brexit position through Lords appointments

The UK government is planning to strengthen its position on Brexit through a series of appointments to the House of Lords, The Guardian reports. Ar

Published 18 May 2018

Family law specialists address European Parliament on implications of Brexit

Four panellists from the Brexit and Family Law Group were invited to speak to MEPs and Permanent Representatives from the EU member states at the European Parliament in Brussels yesterday.

Published 17 May 2018

England: European requalification rules relaxed to attract English lawyers after Brexit

Regulators in France and Belgium are allowing English lawyers to requalify even if they do not speak the local languages in an attempt to bring commercial legal work to their jurisdictions after Brexit.

Published 16 May 2018

Brodies: Brexit could create obstacles for Scottish football

Brexit could make it harder to bring international talent into Scottish football, according to Paul McMahon, employment partner at Brodies.

Published 10 May 2018

Date set for Scottish government's Supreme Court battle over Brexit bill

The Supreme Court will hear the UK government's challenge to the Scottish Parliament's Continuity Bill over two days in July, the court has confirmed.

Published 10 May 2018

Harper Macleod part of team advising MPs on Brexit case

Harper Macleod is part of a legal team advising two MPs who have joined a legal challenge in relation to Brexit.

Published 3 May 2018

Lords raise concerns about lack of UK-EU dispute resolution mechanism post-Brexit

A House of Lords sub-committee has called on the UK government to propose an effective system for dispute resolution and enforcement in respect of both the proposed EU withdrawal agreement and the future UK-EU relationship.

Published 3 May 2018

London firms believe Brexit will not impact profitability or employment

The vast majority of leading London law firms surveyed by CBRE expect no impact on profitability as a result of Brexit.

Published 25 April 2018

Lords vote to retain EU Charter of Fundamental Rights after Brexit

The House of Lords last night voted by a majority of 71 to keep the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights after the UK leaves the European Union.

Published 24 April 2018

Constitutional expert warns Brexit legislation could still be in 'significant arrears' come vote on final deal

There is a "real risk" that the UK government will struggle to pass essential legislation on leaving the EU before a vote on the final Brexit deal – with almost half of the bills needed yet to be introduced to Parliament.

Published 17 April 2018

Public law group to host free CPD event on Brexit bills

The Scottish Public Law Group is delighted to announce a FREE evening event, being held in the Senate Room, Collins Building, University of Strathclyde, 22 Richmond Street, Glasgow, G1 1XH on 26 April 2018.

Published 11 April 2018

Increasing IP onshoring is Ireland's 'Brexit dividend'

Onshoring of IP to Ireland rather than the UK has become a "dividend" of the Brexit process, the managing partner of Irish law firm Matheson has said.

Published 27 March 2018

Lady Hale outlines concerns with language of Brexit bill

Lady Hale, President of the UK Supreme Court, has outlined concerns that the Brexit bill will put judges in the position of making "political" decisions about EU jurisprudence.

Published 22 March 2018

New project to give EU citizens across Scotland opportunity to find out about their rights after Brexit

A group bringing together migrants’ groups, voluntary organisations, and lawyers has launched a new project to make sure EU citizens in Scotland know about their rights after Brexit.

Published 22 March 2018