Brexit



Law Society president speaks out on Brexit in break with non-political tradition

The president of the Law Society of Northern Ireland has broken with a long tradition of political non-intervention to share concerns about what Brexit means for lawyers and the wider public.

Published 11 October 2017

Simmons & Simmons to expand into Dublin following Brexit vote

UK firm Simmons & Simmons has appointed Fionán Breathnach, a former partner at Mason Hayes & Curran (MHC), to head up a new Dublin office in response to Brexit.

Published 6 October 2017

Lady Hale calls for clarity on Luxembourg's role after Brexit

Parliament should provide clarity on the relationship between the UK and the European Court of Justice after Brexit the President of the Supreme Court has said.

Published 6 October 2017

Company Bureau celebrates 20 years with Brexit boost to business

Dublin-based company formation and compliance specialists Company Bureau are celebrating 20 years in business, having incorporated over 25,000 companies since 1997.

Published 5 October 2017

Law Society: Investment in courts critical to post-Brexit success

Investment in the Courts Service will be critical to making Ireland a centre for international dispute resolution after Brexit, the Law Society of Ireland has warned.

Published 4 October 2017

Matheson publishes Brexit video interview with EU commissioner

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cdyea7Ty4yg

Published 3 October 2017

Ronan Daly Jermyn offices host Brexit seminar with Coveney keynote

Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney was the keynote speaker at a recent Brexit seminar hosted by Ronan Daly Jermyn (RDJ).

Published 27 September 2017

Covington & Burling to 'expand into Ireland because of Brexit'

Major US-based law firm Covington & Burling is set to open a base in Dublin in the wake of the Brexit vote, Law.com reports.

Published 22 September 2017

Brexit bill passes second reading by 326 to 290

The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill has passed its second reading in the House of Commons by 326 votes to 290.

Published 12 September 2017

Legal experts say common law Ireland to be 'isolated' within EU after Brexit

Ireland will become much more isolated after Brexit as one of only two common law jurisdictions remaining in the European Union, leading Irish legal experts have warned.

Published 11 September 2017

UK risks breaching Good Friday Agreement with post-Brexit Human Rights Act repeal

Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC, a prominent Irish barrister working in London, has warned the UK risks breaching the Good Friday Agreement if the Conservative government follows through with its planned repeal of the Human Rights Act following Brexit in March 2019.

Published 11 September 2017

Irish Government's legal bill 'to go up after Brexit'

The Irish Government's annual legal costs will increase after Brexit because the UK will no longer influence negotiations on its behalf or help to transpose EU legislation into common law.

Published 31 August 2017

Civil society groups launch alliance to scrutinise Brexit bill

An alliance of charities, NGOs and trade unions have joined an alliance to scrutinise the Great Repeal Bill ahead of its second reading next week.

Published 31 August 2017

Flanagan discusses Brexit and paramilitaries with Brokenshire

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan discussed Brexit and paramilitary issues with the UK government's Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire yesterday.

Published 23 August 2017