Brexit Blog

18 April 2017

Politics interrupts Brexit? Theresa May calls for an early election

The Prime Minister, Theresa May MP, has surprised Westminster and the country at large by calling for an early general election. The Prime Minister intends that the election will take place on 8 June 2017. She has called for it in order to, in part, overcome the ‘division’ at Westminster in respect of Brexit. It is a risky political gamble that might disrupt the UK’s exit from the EU. 

Jonathan Blunden

12 April 2017

Brexit – Trust is hard earned and easily lost for EU citizens in the UK

In the recently revised guidance on the rights of EU citizens issued this week, the Government is asking for EU citizens to trust them. The message to this newly issued guidance is that nothing has changed and EU citizens in the UK do not need to do anything as a result of Article 50 being triggered. Most notably, they are actively discouraging EU citizens from applying for a document confirming their residence status in the UK.

Katie Newbury

3 April 2017

Brexit report on justice for families, individuals and businesses – the family law challenges ahead

On the 20th March 2017, the European Union Committee of the House of Lords published its 17th Report of Session 2016-17 ''Brexit: justice for families, individuals and businesses?''. As article 50 was triggered on 29/3, Jane Keir considers the family law challenges ahead.

Jane Keir

30 March 2017

The Great Repeal Bill and the regulation of law firms

We are still a long way from the finish line but at least with the publication of the Great Repeal Bill: White Paper (“the White Paper”) we have some clarity about the future course of UK domestic law. This blog by Iain Miller is directed at the position in relation to the regulation of law firms.

Iain Miller

29 March 2017

10 things for EU nationals to consider before accepting a job in the UK

Candidates naturally worry before accepting jobs abroad - and sensible employers wishing to secure the best recruits should think about how they can help.  In this article Juliet Carp looks at things UK employers can do to make employment offers more attractive for EU nationals now the Brexit clock is ticking.

Juliet Carp

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