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Legal news, comments, analysis and breaking stories on the UK's withdrawal from the European Union.

Laura devine

What we know about a ‘plan B’ Brexit

18 February 2019By Laura Devine

Brexit latest on immigration.

Jonathan Goldsmith

More no-deal Brexit advice – but more still needed

5 February 2019By 1 comments

The Law Society and Resolution have issued a note for solicitors engaged in cross-border family work. Now other subject areas must be tackled.

Robert amsterdam

Time to ditch the European Arrest Warrant?

4 February 2019By Robert Amsterdam2 comments

As the EAW mechanism becomes less viable in parts of the EU, the UK should consider if it wants to remain in the EAW deal after Brexit.

Jonathan Goldsmith

Chancery Lane’s Brexit bind

28 January 2019By 8 comments

As a no-deal Brexit looms, should the Law Society come off the fence?

Eduardo Reyes coutout

The cheek of the taoiseach – but London cannot be complacent

4 January 2019By 5 comments

Post-Brexit the threat to legal London’s pre-eminence is cost and inconvenience - not Irish overtures to business.

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Hale: article 50 case my proudest moment

2 January 2019By 13 comments

Supreme Court president likens Miller judgment to 17th-century battles between king and parliament.

Laura Devine

Post-Brexit immigration

21 December 2018By Laura Devine3 comments

For business, the government’s immigration white paper gives with one hand and takes with the other.

Files and hands

17 December 2018

18 December 2018

This week’s starred law reports include Brexit, duty to provide healthcare services, anonymity in court proceedings, and financial provision in divorce.

Jonathan Goldsmith

How to spend even more time on Brexit

18 December 2018By

Further Brexit-related developments affecting legal services include the US government’s consultation on a future trade deal with the UK.

Lord Burnett

LCJ berates 'sub-optimal' court conditions

17 December 2018By 7 comments

Lord chief justice also addresses the notion there are insufficient funds to deal with problems.

John halford

These Article 50 judgments entrench sovereignty

10 December 2018By John Halford11 comments

Judgments from the Inner House and the CJEU reaffirm constitution fundamentals.

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