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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. 

We have compiled some practical guidance from our experts on the legal implications of Brexit and to answer some of these 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. Questions some of our clients have been asking include:

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What Brexit means for EU employees living in the UK and their families

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Brexit: "It was not this that I promised to do"

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Brexit & Horse Racing

The UK is home to a myriad of sports employing foreign nationals and receiving investments from overseas companies. Learn how Brexit will impact horse racing and all who are part of it.

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Holiday home/Retirement planning: will Brexit wreck it?

A question you may ponder as you relax on that sunlounger in the weeks ahead is whether you need to review your arrangements for any EU based property in light of Brexit.

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#Brexit: Further clarification on the rights of EU citizens living in the UK:

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Brexit and the European Arrest Warrant (EAW): at least now we know what we don’t know

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Blackberries, Baking and Brexit

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Could Brexit send Geraint Thomas into a spin?

Hanging over this year’s Tour de France, at least for this British cycling fan, was the realisation that this is probably the last Tour pre-Brexit, and so there is an additional level of uncertainty about what the 2019 post-Brexit edition will look like.

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Brexit and practising rights for lawyers

Two Solicitor friends of mine recently asked me to sign their applications to register with the Law Society of Ireland. I asked them if they were thinking of moving.

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A change of course? Pondering the future of golf in Brexit Britain

As avid golfers focus their attention on the US Masters in Augusta Georgia next month, many at the 19th Hole will be pondering the impact of Brexit on their beloved game.

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Brexit - What EU citizens living in the UK need to know

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UK-EU security cooperation post #Brexit - ringing the alarm bell! | Part II of a two-part guest blog by EU Criminal Law expert Dr Debbie Sayers | #CriminalLaw

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Brexit & Motor Racing

The UK is home to a myriad of sports employing foreign nationals and receiving investments from overseas companies. Learn how Brexit will impact motor racing and all who are part of it.

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Post-Brexit language testing for EEA qualified healthcare professionals

On March 7 2018, the House of Commons Library published a Briefing Paper outlining the language testing requirements imposed upon healthcare professionals who qualified outside of the UK.

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Kim provides the facts! #stayorgo

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Beyond #Brexit: new anti-money laundering regime agreed

No sooner are we one year into the new regime under the Money Laundering Regulations 2017 than a further EU instrument has been adopted.

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Brexit - What EU citizens living in the UK need to know

In December 2017 the UK and the EU reached an agreement in principle on the rights of EU citizens living in the UK. What should EU citizens who have made the UK their home now be doing?

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Brexit Insights

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Brexit: "It was not this that I promised to do"

Brexit and the EAW: at least now we know what we don’t know

Could Brexit send Geraint Thomas into a spin?

Holiday home/Retirement planning: will Brexit wreck it?

Beyond #Brexit: new anti-money laundering regime agreed

Brexit and practising rights for lawyers

Guest blog: Brexit and police and judicial cooperation: it’s time “to speak the truth”

Serious and organised crime threats to the UK: 2018 and beyond

Guest blog: UK-EU security cooperation post Brexit: are we running out of time?

Brexit: Immigration issues for EU nationals in the UK to consider

Anti-Money Laundering: will new EU regime impact the UK?

UK-EU security cooperation post Brexit (Part II) - ringing the alarm bell!

UK-EU security cooperation after Brexit (Part I) - approaching the cliff edge

Post-Brexit language testing for EEA qualified healthcare professionals

Brexit et domicile : ressortissants européens – exercez votre choix avant que le gouvernement ne le fasse à votre place

Brexit: Tackling the issues of EU withdrawal

Irish ruling on Polish extradition request has potentially far-reaching consequences for EAW scheme

Brexit and domicile: EU nationals - exercise your choice before the government does it for you

US expats in the UK: The price of divorce has just increased

Bringing cryptocurrencies in from the cold

GDPR & Brexit: Data transfers from the EU and the UK’s new status as a “third country”

Brexit: whisper it quietly, but I think we might actually be back in business...

Brexit: what employers and their employees need to know

Opaque, unpredictable, diminished? Parliamentary committee commentary suggests the human rights consequences of #Brexit withdrawal legislation “appear to be contrary to the Government’s intent”

Has Brexit undermined the UK’s ability to extradite its fugitives?

Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies – regulation on the horizon to combat cyber-crime?

UK sanctions after Brexit: the future remains unclear

Diplomatic and state immunity – landmark Supreme Court judgments

All I want for Christmas is... a good Brexit future for the UK

#Brexit update: an early Christmas present for those dreaming of single market membership?

Show me the money – key differences between French and English financial order applications in divorce proceedings

Keeping an eye on the ‘ex’: the EU Gothenburg Summit and the future of UK employment law

#Brexit: Latest proposals for EU citizens living in the UK

Free movement is our right. Don’t give it up.

#Brexit: Lords examine financial regulation and supervision

Brexit and cross-border divorces: Judicial co-operation and the special partnership

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

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