The Law Society is working to represent the views of members on the UK exiting the EU and influence both the UK government and EU institutions.
We continue to support members by providing guidance on preparatory steps they can take to prepare their firms.
The government has published a series of notices on how to prepare for a no-deal Brexit.
We have published guidance on the potential effects on our members in the event of a no-deal Brexit in the following areas:
We have also prepared an extensive overview of the national regulations that apply in each jurisdiction in the EU/EFTA. This can be requested by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Law Society forms part of the UK Delegation to the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE), which recently published extensive guidance on the effect of all Brexit scenarios on practice rights both for EU lawyers working in the UK and for UK lawyers working in the EU.
On Tuesday, the Commons voted on a series of amendments to the prime minister's motion on Brexit.
Last Monday the prime minister made a statement to the Commons, setting out her intention for proceeding with the Brexit process.
This guide highlights the changes in civil and commercial cooperation should the UK leave the EU without an agreement.
We have responded to the SRA's consultation on exemptions for qualified lawyers from outside the UK from QLTS in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
The European Commission has published a notice outlining the impact a no-deal Brexit will have on the enforcement and recognition of UK judgments.
On Tuesday the government's Brexit withdrawal agreement was rejected in Parliament by a margin of 230 votes - the largest defeat ever suffered by a sitting government.
The European Commission has announced the measures it is adopting in advance of the UK's departure from the EU to mitigate the effects of a 'no-deal' Brexit.
The Courts and Tribunals (Judiciary and Functions of Staff) Bill completed its passage through the House of Commons after concluding its remaining stages last week.
Last week the Law Society's Head of Justice, Richard Miller, gave oral evidence to the Women and Equalities Select Committee for its inquiry on enforcing the Equality Act.
The draft Political Declaration setting out the framework for the future UK-EU future relationship has been agreed at negotiators' level.
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