The EU referendum result will lead to a surge in demand for legal expertise and guidance.
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Parliament is in recess this week and both Houses will return on 4 June. On their return, both the Home Secretary and the Justice Secretary are scheduled to face questions from MPs on immigration and access to justice respectively.
A newly released document outlining proposals for a new deal with the EU in the wake of Brexit was today given a partial welcome by the Law Society of England and Wales.
This week in the House of Commons, Richard Miller, Head of Justice, Law Society will give evidence to the Justice Select Committee on criminal legal aid.
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.
This paper outlines the Law Society’s views on the building blocks needed to construct a fair, transparent and accessible mechanism for the resolution of disputes between the UK and the EU after the UK leaves the EU.
The European Court of Justice (CJEU) should not be allowed direct jurisdiction over the final deal Britain strikes with the EU, the Law Society of England of Wales warned today.
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.
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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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