Law Society blog - Brexit
Here are all the posts tagged with "Brexit".
28 June 2018
In Parliament, the EU Withdrawal Bill received royal assent this week. The Civil Liability Bill will undergo its third reading in the House of Lords.
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.
30 May 2018
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.
23 May 2018
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.
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.
09 November 2017
The groups included the Confederation of British Industries and Trade Union Congress. The Law Society submitted written evidence to this inquiry last week.
09 November 2017
Ahead of the EU (Withdrawal) Bill going through Committee Stage of the House of Commons, the Law Society has briefed MPs on key aspects of the Bill.
31 August 2017
Last week the UK Government published five papers detailing its position on Brexit. These papers include provisions which may have an impact on the legal profession or the justice system.
24 May 2017
In a recent survey of IT decision makers 25 per cent of respondents had cancelled preparations for the GDPR and 44 per cent thought GDPR won’t apply to UK businesses after the UK has left the EU. Anna Drozd explains why law firms need to comply.
18 May 2017
Along with priorities for the rule of law and Brexit, access to justice represents the third pillar of our Vision for Law and Justice we launched on 5 May.
11 May 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 released Our Vision for Law and Justice last week.
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.
24 April 2017
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.
19 April 2017
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.
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.
07 March 2017
The European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill is amended and the discount rate to personal injury compensation payments is lowered.
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 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.
07 November 2016
Alexandra Cardenas discusses the third reading of the Investigatory Powers Bill and the strengthening of legal professional privilege.
31 October 2016
Alexandra Cardenas takes a look at the discussions in parliament focusing debates on Brexit and legislative scrutiny of bills in both houses.
17 October 2016
Alexandra Cardenas takes a look at the latest Brexit-related events and the implications for the UK justice system.
07 October 2016
Alexandra Cardenas provides an overview of the topics discussed at the Conservative Party Conference.
30 September 2016
Alexandra Cardenas provides an overview of the topics discussed at the Labour Party Conference.
16 September 2016
Alexandra Cardenas discusses new proposals to reform the courts system and the government's plan for the renegotiation of a deal with the EU.
09 September 2016
Alexandra Cardenas provides an overview of the lord chancellor's first session of Justice Oral Questions and looks at priorities for her department.
15 July 2016
Alexandra Cardenas considers the new prime minister's key ministerial appointments following the EU referendum and Conservative party reshuffle.
14 July 2016
Robert Bourns reflects on the start of his presidency, and discusses our new Pride in the profession campaign.
08 July 2016
Alexandra Cardenas discusses the fallout from the Brexit result on the EU referendum, and the resulting Conservative Party leadership contest.
01 July 2016
Alexandra Cardenas considers how and when the next prime minister will start the official proceedings of Britain's withdrawal from the EU, and reports on the second reading of the Investigatory Powers Bill.
24 June 2016
Alexandra Cardenas discusses the outcomes of the EU referendum.
27 May 2016
Alexandra Cardenas considers the intensification of EU referendum and discusses the Treasury's apparent efforts to avert it.
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.
22 April 2016
Alexandra Cardenas discusses the legal aid residence test and the judicial review challenge to domestic violence evidence requirements.
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.
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.
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.