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  • Brext flagThe EU referendum result will lead to a surge in demand for legal expertise and guidance.

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    Snap general election 2017 and the legal profession

    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.

    19 April 2017

    Brexit Motions and EU Human Rights

    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.

    10 April 2017

    Article 50 is triggered and the Law Society gave evidence to Prisons and Courts Bill

    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.

    3 April 2017

    Opting out of human rights agreement disproportionate and dangerous

    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.

    31 March 2017
    Press release

    Great Repeal Bill must respect role of parliament

    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.

    30 March 2017
    Press release

    Written evidence to the JCHR on derogating from the ECHR

    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.

    30 March 2017

    Recent Law Society activities related to the EU referendum - March

    Since the EU referendum result, we have provided information and advice to our members on the implications for the legal profession.

    29 March 2017

    Article 50 in five questions

    How will the triggering of article 50 affect lawyers and individuals?

    29 March 2017

    Committee stage of the Prisons and Courts Bill and Article 50 to be triggered

    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.

    27 March 2017

    No deal post Brexit could be devastating for UK's valuable legal sector

    The UK's £25.7bn legal sector needs a deal that ensures reciprocal arrangements so lawyers can still practise in EU countries and EU lawyers in the UK.

    23 March 2017
    Press release
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