Law Society blog - European Union
Here are all the posts tagged with "European Union".
01 August 2018
Last week, a significant Brexit milestone was reached as the government published the White Paper on how they propose to legislate for and implement the Withdrawal Agreement between the UK and the EU.
20 June 2018
In Parliament, the EU Withdrawal Bill returns to the House of Lords after the amendments were voted on in the Commons last week. The EU Justice Sub-Committee will also hear evidence on Brexit and citizen’s rights, and the Courts and Tribunals Bill is scheduled to have its second reading.
14 June 2018
Yesterday in the House of Lords, the Law Society’s Executive Director of External Affairs, Robert Khan, gave oral evidence to the Lord Liaison Committee’s review of Lords’ committees and made important points on pre and post legislative scrutiny and the role of the committees in examining secondary legislation post Brexit.
16 May 2018
This week in the House of Lords, Dr Helena Raulus, Head of the UK Law Societies' Joint Brussels Office will give evidence to the EU Justice Sub-Committee on Brexit and civil justice co-operation.
30 January 2018
Last week the Law Society issued proceedings against the Ministry of Justice to challenge a decision to implement further cuts to legal aid. Read our press release.
25 July 2017
Both houses of parliament are now in recess on Thursday. They will return on Tuesday 5 September.
22 May 2017
Our priorities for the election were set out in Our vision of law and justice. They included to maintain the integrity of the jurisdiction, remove barriers to justice and uphold the rule of law. A number of our calls were adopted by the different parties in their manifestos following our campaigning and we will continue to engage with the parties to make sure that these commitments, and our wider priorities, are reflected by the next government.
02 May 2017
As Parliament finishes business ahead of the dissolution of parliament on 3 May, the Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Act and Criminal Finances Act received Royal Assent
28 April 2017
With the country going to the polls on 8 June, the Law Society has established our priorities for the next Government on law and justice. We will be releasing a full vision for law and justice next week. One of the priorities will be maintaining legal certainty for Brexit.
10 April 2017
The House of Commons and House of Lords are both on recess. The House of Commons will return on Tuesday 18 April. The House of Lords will return on Monday 24 April.
03 April 2017
This week the House of Commons will begin its Easter recess and will return on Monday 18 April. The House of Lords will continue to sit with a number of motions on Brexit and evidence sessions on co-operation with the EU on criminal justice and security.
27 March 2017
This week the Prisons and Courts Bill will return to the House of Commons to undertake Committee Stage and our Head of Justice will be giving evidence to the Committee on Tuesday.
20 March 2017
This week access to justice will be at the top of the parliamentary agenda.
13 March 2017
The prime minister is expected to trigger Article 50 by her 31 March deadline.
07 February 2017
Alexandra Cardenas looks at the progression of the Brexit bill and the government’s consultation on soft tissue injury claims.
01 February 2017
The legal sector is playing a key role in shaping the upcoming negotiations for exiting the EU. Robert Bourns considers priorities for the profession during this period of transition.
30 January 2017
The Supreme Court hands down judgment in the article 50 case, the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill is introduced, and Mikaël Laurens gives evidence to the International Trade Select Committee.
23 January 2017
The prime minister rules out continued membership of the single market, the LASPO Post-Implementation Review is announced and the Law Society anticipates the Supreme Court judgement on Article 50.
17 January 2017
Alexandra Cardenas discusses Brexit, briefing parliamentarians and the Law Society's work on small claims.
11 January 2017
As the dust clears after the EU referendum, we face the challenge of how to separate the shared UK/EU legal framework. And that challenge is truly unprecedented, says Ignasi Guardans.
19 December 2016
Alexandra Cardenas looks at ongoing Brexit discussions in her latest report.
12 December 2016
Alexandra Cardenas discusses the article 50 hearing and the chancellor's first fiscal announcement.
28 November 2016
Alexandra Cardenas discusses the Autumn statement and the government's reversal of immigration and asylum fees.
28 November 2016
Alexandra Cardenas discusses the latest Brexit developments and looks at legal aid for housing.
14 November 2016
Alexandra Cardenas discusses the government's reaction to the article 50 ruling and diversity in law.
15 July 2016
Alexandra Cardenas considers the new prime minister's key ministerial appointments following the EU referendum and Conservative party reshuffle.
24 June 2016
Alexandra Cardenas discusses the outcomes of the EU referendum.
13 May 2016
Alexandra Cardenas considers the parliamentary debate on the European Convention of Human Rights and discusses the Anti-Corruption Summit.
29 April 2016
Alexandra Cardenas discusses the home secretary's speech on Brexit and considers questions over legal aid and clinical negligence.
15 April 2016
Alexandra Cardenas considers the events around the Panama Papers and provides an update on European Referendum debate.
11 March 2016
Alexandra Cardenas considers the rumours that Michael Gove may become the lead campaigner for the 'Leave' campaign in the EU referendum.
07 March 2016
Alexandra Cardenas discusses the Home Office's newly-published Investigatory Powers Bill and the Cabinet Office's report on potential post-Brexit EU relationship models.
29 February 2016
Richard Messingham considers the latest political manoeuvrings following the Prime Minister's EU negotiations.
19 February 2016
Richard Messingham discusses the EU renegotiations and looks ahead to the next European Council summit.
15 January 2016
Richard Messingham considers Catherine McKinnell MP's resignation, and the continuing campaign to leave the EU.
08 January 2016
Richard Messingham reflects on the reshuffle within the Labour party and the divisive issue of the EU referendum.
18 December 2015
Richard Messingham reflects on prime minister David Cameron's negotiations over the UK's membership of the EU.
11 December 2015
Richard Messingham discusses the government's problems around the EU Referendum Bill, and also provides a summary of the activity on International Human Rights Day.
13 November 2015
Richard Messingham considers the difficult choices ahead for both George Osborne and David Cameron.
08 October 2015
Catherine Dixon, Law Society chief executive, outlines the Society's latest work on economic modelling of the impact of a possible UK exit from the European Union on the legal services sector.