What does Brexit mean for you?

Brexit - At a time of uncertainty, we provide practical insight on what it means for you, your family and your business.

Find out how we can help

Follow us on Twitter @KNBrexitLegal
for the latest commentary

The vote in favour of the UK leaving the European Union on June 23 2016 triggering 'Brexit', has created uncertainty and given rise to a lot of unanswered questions.

The UK is scheduled to leave the EU on Friday 29 March 2019. 

During the interim the confusion of how Brexit will affect individuals, families and businesses both within the UK and internationally needs to be addressed. Questions some of our clients have been asking include:

To address the confusion we have compiled some practical guidance from our experts to answer some of the questions you may be asking about your position now and in the months and years to come, including steps that you can be taking to provide certainty in these uncertain times.

Please share anything you see that you think useful to someone who may be affected. If you would rather speak or meet with one of our experts, please contact one of the team.

For regular updates on Brexit and how it may affect you, your family and/or business, please follow our Brexit blog and Twitter feed @KNBrexitLegal .

Recent updates

As the situation regarding Brexit continues to develop, please note that the content provided on these pages is correct at the time of publication and is subject to change and does not constitute legal or other professional advice. 


Criminal Litigation

Our criminal lawyers are astute, supportive and highly sophisticated, particularly known for providing strategic, sensible and practical advice.

Corporate and Commercial

Our corporate and commercial lawyers combine strong technical expertise with a track record in delivering flexible and creative solutions.

Dispute Resolution

Dealing with a dispute professionally and commercially takes skill. We assist and support our clients with both legal knowledge and strategy.


Whether you are a business or a senior employee, our employment law specialists will give pragmatic and commercial advice.

Family and Divorce

Recognised nationally and internationally as one of the best family law teams in the country for our expertise in both finance and cases relating to children.

Global Mobility and Employment Law

International relocation is a key challenge for both multinationals and domestic employers following Brexit. We are unique in providing top quality joined up employment law and immigration law advice.


Our specialist team has been advising businesses and individuals on all aspects of UK immigration and nationality law for over 20 years.

International Families

Our expert team of lawyers can help you plan for and protect all of your interests and affairs as you are on the move.

Moving to the UK

Making your home in another country can be complicated. We’ll help simplify the process.

Private Client

We are an internationally recognised private client team working with entrepreneurs, business owners, investors and City professionals.

Public Law

Our 'exceptional' team has over 25 years' experience, acting in the most significant public law cases.

Real Estate

Our firm has advised in property transactions for over 75 years, acting for a variety of clients across the real estate and construction sector.

Brexit Comment

View all


Brexit and relocating with children overseas – mind the immigration and family law gaps

Implications of GDPR and new Data Protection Bill for employers

Post-#Brexit extradition arrangements: clarity called for

A challenge to the lawfulness of export licences allowing arms sales to Saudi Arabia has been rejected

#Brexit: Government outlines provisions of future International Sanctions Bill

The European Investigation Order – belatedly in force

Brexit - Divorced but still family

#Brexit and foreign affairs: International Sanctions Bill proposed

Lessons we still haven’t learnt – a year on

The Queen’s Speech 2017 – Setting the parliamentary agenda

Will legislating for Brexit be almost as testing for the new minority government as the forthcoming negotiations?

Brexit: what the Government (whoever forms it) needs to do now

Brexit-proof your tech business

Win, lose and draw – three Manifestos, three approaches to Brexit for the General Election

Brexit and the general election – UK misses implementation deadline for European Investigations Order Directive

Court rules in favour of non-EU parents having a right to live in Europe

Politics interrupts Brexit? Theresa May calls for an early election

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

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

Brexit and European mobility from the Italian angle

Brexit & Article 50 - triggering history

If you only remember one thing about global mobility - get the employer right!

Justice and Security - A series on the EU, the UK, and the outlook post-Brexit: blog #3 - Looking at the EAW

Will EU nationals have a human right to continue to reside in the UK after Brexit?

St Patrick was a Welsh expat - and London Irish are still special!

Justice and Security - A series on the EU, the UK, and the outlook post-Brexit: blog #2

Immigration update - How will triggering Article 50 impact employers of EU nationals?

Justice and security: A series on the EU, the UK and the outlook post-Brexit: blog #1

The Great Repeal Bill and Brexit promises: another reason Mrs May’s promise on workers’ rights will fail

Legal and practical perspectives on Brexit - a view from Republic of Ireland

The potential impact of BREXIT on the regulation of Doctors/Nurses’ Language Skill

Brexit, Europol, and Euro-specifics

Mrs May's promise on workers' rights will not survive Brexit

Brexit: home & away

Brexit White Paper – will workers’ rights be protected?

“A riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma” - the Government reveals further details about Brexit

The Brexit ruling - did the Supreme Court get it right?

The Brexit ruling - summary of the decision of the majority

What if Brexit really means Brexit for construction?

Brexit - what French nationals in the UK need to know

The Supreme Court hands down judgment in the Brexit litigation – an Act of Parliament is required to invoke Article 50

Theresa May signals an end to free movement and leaves EU citizens here and British citizens abroad in limbo

What employment law developments does 2017 have in store for HR professionals?

The EU Data Protection Directive on Police and Criminal Justice Cooperation – BREXIT Impacts for the UK?

Techxit concerns Trumped – keep calm and code on

First Brexit, now “Trexit” - US citizens moving to the UK post the Trump victory

Roll out of online application process for EEA nationals

Brexit and the position of children born to European nationals living in the UK

Hedging your Brexit bet – win / win practical tips for employers

What should EEA citizens living in the UK do next?

Webinar: Brexit - what this means for EU employees and their families

Close Load more
Chambers UK
WealthBriefing Awards
Legal 500 UK
Citywealth Leaderslist

Let us take it from here.

+44 (0)20 7814 1200


Skip to content Home About Us Insights Services Contact Accessibility