Brexit



Half price tickets for top Brexit seminar now available to students/trainees!

A special half price deal is now available to students and trainee solicitors for an essential seminar on Brexit this month featuring six experts and offering 3 hours' CPD.

Published 14 March 2018

Lords: UK government fails to provide answers about consumer protection post-Brexit

The UK government has failed to produce solutions on how consumers will be protected in the wake of Brexit, according to the House of Lords EU Justice Sub-Committee, which has published the government’s response to its report Brexit: will consumers be protected?.

Published 13 March 2018

Brexit is big challenge for family lawyers in Scotland

One of Scotland's leading family law practitioners has warned that Brexit will have major implications for that area of the law and legal practice.

Published 12 March 2018

Blog: Will Brexit sever our ties with EU competition law?

David Flint and Rebecca Henderson look at how Brexit could affect competition law.

Published 27 February 2018

Impact of Brexit on environmental law in Scotland likely to raise challenges, warns expert

One of the many areas of law in Scotland which will be significantly affected by “Brexit” is environmental law. That topic will be one of the questions which will be examined by a “Brexit Update” seminar, which is being held in Edinburgh on the morning of Monday, 26 March.

Published 26 February 2018

Importance of continued co-operation post-Brexit stressed to MSPs

Co-operation between countries in the fight against crime must continue post-Brexit, the Faculty of Advocates’ Clare Connelly has told MSPs.

Published 21 February 2018

Most law firms have no 'Brexit business plan', survey finds

Most UK law firms have not drawn up a Brexit business plan, according to a new Smith & Williamson survey of senior partners.

Published 21 February 2018

Home Affairs Committee: Immigration system unprepared for Brexit

The Commons Home Affairs Committee has criticised the Home Office over delays to the Immigration White Paper and warns of serious problems for immigration service delivery and border security as a result of lack of decisions, proper planning or sufficient resources, in its report into the delivery of proposed changes to immigration following Brexit.

Published 16 February 2018

Bid to block Brexit reaches Inner House

A legal bid by politicians to bring a case to the European Court of Justice on whether the UK can unilaterally withdraw its Article 50 notification will be heard by the Inner House of the Court of Session next Wednesday.

Published 16 February 2018

EU experts to discuss implications of Brexit for law in Scotland

The in-depth implications of the Brexit negotiations for Scottish lawyers will be the subject of an important seminar to be held in Edinburgh on Monday 26 March.

Published 14 February 2018

EU experts to discuss implications of Brexit for law in Scotland

Top experts are to discuss the implications of Brexit for law and legal practice in Scotland at a seminar next month.

Published 12 February 2018

British emigrants to have case for post-Brexit EU citizenship considered by ECJ

A group of British emigrants in the Netherlands have won permission to refer their case for continued EU citizenship after Brexit to the European Court of Justice.

Published 9 February 2018

Lords committee: Brexit Bill gives ministers too much power

The House of Lords Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee has today published a report criticising the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill for failing to provide sufficient parliamentary scrutiny of the law-making powers it gives to ministers.

Published 2 February 2018

Family and consumer law 'need greater attention under Brexit'

Family law is heading for “the wilderness of uncertainty” under current Brexit proposals, a senior member of the Faculty of Advocates has told MSPs.

Published 31 January 2018