The EU referendum result will lead to a surge in demand for legal expertise and guidance.
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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.
Last Tuesday, the prime minister announced that she will be asking Parliament to vote for a general election on 8 June. On Wednesday, the House of Commons surpassed the two thirds majority needed to approve the motion by 522 to 13.
On Tuesday 18 April the prime minister took Westminster and the country by surprise in announcing that she will be tabling a motion to the House of Commons to call for a General Election. On 19 April the House of Commons surpassed the two thirds majority needed to approve the motion by 522 to 13 and approved that a General Election will take place on 8 June.
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.
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.
Proposals to opt out of international human rights agreements in future conflicts are misguided and risk stripping people - including British troops - of their rights, the Law Society of England and Wales said today.
The government's Great Repeal Bill must respect parliament’s role in making and approving changes to UK law, the Law Society of England and Wales said today.
The Law Society submitted evidence to the Joint Committee on Human Rights on the Ministry of Defence's proposals to derogate from the European Convention on Human Rights in future cases of armed conflict.
Since the EU referendum result, we have provided information and advice to our members on the implications for the legal profession.
How will the triggering of article 50 affect lawyers and individuals?
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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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