The EU referendum result will lead to a surge in demand for legal expertise and guidance.
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We are encouraging members to write to their MP to urge the government to negotiate and secure the continued rights of lawyers to practise, establish law firms, and have rights of audience in EU member states.
The APPG on Legal and Constitutional Affairs has launched an inquiry on the effect of Brexit on the provision of legal services, and has made a call for evidence.
An overview of the work that the Law Society has been doing in the 12 months since the triggering of Article 50, and the steps that it is encouraging solicitors to take.
This submission outlines the Law Society of England and Wales’ views on the appropriate dispute settlement mechanisms for the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.
Stephen Lynch, public affairs adviser, discusses five key priorities for our work on Brexit following a consultation with members.
News the UK will keep a focus on issues like civil judicial co-operation, intellectual property and company law was today given a cautious welcome by the Law Society of England and Wales.
Leaving the EU without a period of transition would damage the UK economy and the rights of its citizens, the Law Society of England and Wales warned today as it pointed out a customs union would do nothing to protect the UK’s valuable services sector.
In the interest of ensuring legal certainty, the Law Society is calling on the UK Government to ensure an orderly exit from the EU as soon as possible.
Decades spent building the UK’s unrivalled professional services sector must not be thrown away in an EU deal which ignores Britain’s valuable legal services, the Law Society of England and Wales warned.
In December, the Law Society submitted written evidence to the House of Commons International Trade Committee as part of its inquiry into how the UK can replicate the rights it currently has under EU trade agreements after Brexit.
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This webinar, recorded on 17 May 2016, examines the legal consequences of Brexit for commercial parties, so that you are able to discuss these topics with your clients in a more informed way.
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