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 email@example.com.
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.
The Law Society's Head of International Mickaël Laurans spoke at a roundtable briefing on mutual recognition of professional qualifications.
A new flagship court will boost England and Wales' position as a jurisdiction for international commercial legal services and dispute resolution.
The Law Society has worked with other professional and business services providers to highlight the important contribution we make to UK and EU economy.
This podcast discusses the future of international financial disputes post-Brexit.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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