Brexit



Oliver Garner: New Irish Protocol could lead to indefinite jurisdiction of EU Court in the UK

The infamous ‘backstop’ is gone, but the new Irish Protocol could lead to the indefinite jurisdiction of the Court of Justice of the European Union within the United Kingdom, writes Oliver Garner of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law.

Published 31 October 2019

Former regulator chief calls for dedicated environment court

The former head of the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has called for the establishment of a parliamentary commissioner for the environment and a dedicated environment court after Brexit.

Published 28 October 2019

Police investigating crowdfunding page for murder of Gina Miller

Police are investigating a crowdfunding page aiming to raise £10,000 to hire someone to kill high-profile Brexit litigant Gina Miller.

Published 28 October 2019

Scottish government refuses to recommend legislative consent for Brexit bill

The Scottish government will recommend that MSPs refuse legislative consent for the Brexit bill, ministers confirmed today.

Published 22 October 2019

Court of Session delays decision in Article 50 extension case

The Court of Session has delayed a decision on whether the Prime Minister has complied with a law that compels him to seek a Brexit extension.

Published 21 October 2019

Court of Session considers case to stop UK government from passing Brexit deal

The Court of Session is considering another Brexit case – an attempt to stop the UK government from passing its proposed EU withdrawal agreement.

Published 18 October 2019

Richard McMeeken: Potential impact of Brexit on insolvency in Scotland

One of the many unintended effects of an EU exit was that it prompted us lawyers to start writing profound things about what it would mean for our areas of practice.

Published 17 October 2019

Brexit guidance for Scottish legal professionals published

The Scottish government has published guidance for legal professionals to help them cope with a possible no-deal Brexit.

Published 14 October 2019

Implications of Brexit for asylum policy highlighted in new report

The implications of Brexit for asylum policy and for vulnerable refugees and asylum seekers in Europe have been highlighted in a new Lords committee report.

Published 11 October 2019

Inner House puts decision in nobile officium case for Brexit extension letter on hold

An appeal court ruling in a legal action seeking a court order to force the Prime Minister to write a letter requesting a Brexit extension in the event that no deal has been agreed between the UK and the EU has been put on hold.

Published 10 October 2019

Inner House delays decision in nobile officium petition

The Inner House of the Court of Session has delayed a decision on signing a letter seeking an extension to Article 50 if Prime Minister Boris Johnson refuses to do so.

Published 9 October 2019

Court order forcing Prime Minister to seek Brexit extension unnecessary, judge rules

A legal action seeking a court order to force the Prime Minister to write a letter requesting a Brexit extension in the event that no deal has been agreed between the UK and the EU has been dismissed after a judge ruled that it was not required.

Published 8 October 2019

Lord Pentland refuses petition to compel Johnson to seek Article 50 extension

The campaigners in the Court of Session case against Prime Minister Boris Johnson have had their petition refused by Lord Pentland in the Outer House.

Published 7 October 2019

In pictures... Breaking down Brexit at Brooklyn Law School

The Irish-American Law Students Association and the International Law Society at Brooklyn Law School have hosted a panel on Brexit.

Published 3 October 2019

UK and Belgian bars sign up to post-Brexit cooperation

Positive relationships between legal professionals in the UK and Belgium are set to continue post-Brexit with the signing of a first-of-its-kind document by legal organisations in each of the nations.

Published 2 October 2019