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.
In December, the Law Society submitted written evidence to the House of Commons International Trade Committee as part of its inquiry into how the UK can replicate the rights it currently has under EU trade agreements after Brexit.
A post-Brexit free trade deal could leave Britain's crucial legal services sector high and dry, the Law Society of England and Wales warned today.
Business confidence in the wake of Brexit relies on legal clarity the Law Society of England and Wales cautioned today following the release of the Treasury Select Committee's report on transitional arrangements for exiting the European Union.
Confusion over legal rights in the wake of a 'no deal' Brexit could create a wave of litigation causing gridlock to UK courts.
The Law Society's view on the effect of Brexit on consumer rights.
A submission to government departments on the impact of Brexit.
The Law Society welcomes the proposal for a transitional deal for the two years after Britain leaves the EU.
Christina Blacklaws responds to the release of the government's paper on criminal justice and security following Brexit.
The government's proposals for civil justice cooperation with the EU post-Brexit is a step in the right direction.
An update on our work on Brexit.
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