A new category of membership has been created for the UK to preserve its standing in the Council of European Bars and Law Societies (CCBE) after the end of the Brexit transition period.
Published 13 January 2021
A fresh legal challenge will see judges in Belfast asked to rule on whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted in bad faith and for improper purpose in relation to Brexit.
Published 10 November 2020
Daniel Wincott, Blackwell professor of law and society at the University of Cardiff, explores the impact of Brexit on devolution across the UK.
Published 9 November 2020
Thorntons' Gurjit Pall has urged Scottish businesses to apply for a Home Office sponsor licence as the Brexit transition period draws to a close – to ensure they can still access the best overseas talent.
Published 23 October 2020
The European Commission has launched infringement proceedings against the UK for breaching its obligations under the Brexit deal.
Published 1 October 2020
An article has been published by Professor Colin Reid of Dundee University on the effect of Brexit on environmental governance across the UK.
Published 22 September 2020
Amal Clooney has resigned as the government's envoy on media freedom over suggestions the UK government intends to break parts of the Brexit withdrawal agreement.
Published 21 September 2020
Irish barrister Paul McGarry SC explores the opportunities for Irish lawyers following the UK's exit from the EU.
Published 15 September 2020
A legal expert has warned against the Scottish government's plan to hand powers currently held by the EU to ministers after the Brexit transition period.
Published 27 August 2020
Stephen Phillips discusses the UK government's Brexit blueprint in relation to policing trade between the different parts of the UK.
Published 17 August 2020
The Constitution Secretary has outlined to MSPs how the UK government’s plans for a post-Brexit internal market would "threaten high standards and a range of devolved policies".
Published 13 August 2020
Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf has called for an urgent four-nation ministerial meeting on fisheries and maritime security after being excluded from the UK government’s Brexit preparation talks.
Published 24 July 2020
British lawyers are among professionals who have functioned as "enablers" for the extension of Russian influence in the UK, according to a long-awaited report from the Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (ISC).
Published 21 July 2020
In the understandable tsunami of media coverage in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic, it is easy to forget that, as matters stand, the transition period following the UK’s departure from the EU ends in less than six months’ time, writes Bruce Craig.
Published 17 July 2020
The UK government has come under pressure from a Westminster committee to set out how it will facilitate "unfettered" trade between Northern Ireland and Great Britain under the Brexit deal.
Published 14 July 2020