Brexit



Top EU judge has plan to save Brexit

A top EU judge has laid out a plan that would see the UK retaining access to the single market without being answerable to the Court of Justice after Brexit.

Published 21 August 2017

Pinsent Masons: Brexit customs paper makes 'interesting suggestions'

The head of Brexit advisory at Pinsent Masons said government proposals for a future customs relationship with the EU include interesting suggestions for handling the Irish border.

Published 17 August 2017

Lord Neuberger tells government to clarify position on ECJ post-Brexit

The President of the UK Supreme Court has told the government that it must provide greater clarity on how domestic law will develop after Brexit.

Published 8 August 2017

Irish passports issued in UK set to double in wake of Brexit vote

The number of Irish passports issued in the UK is due to almost double this year compared with the last full year prior to Brexit, Ireland’s ambassador to the country has said.

Published 4 August 2017

Law Society leadership course aims to help Irish business compete post-Brexit

The Law Society of Ireland has announced plans to launch a new leadership course aimed at helping Ireland's "next generation of leaders" compete in a post-Brexit world.

Published 2 August 2017

Lord Thomas confident UK's dispute resolution will weather Brexit

The Lord Chief Justice has highlighted the “major advantages” of English law and dispute resolution in the UK, The Law Society Gazette reports.

Published 26 July 2017

Brexit: Former European judge criticises 'facile optimism' of UK government on complex legal issues

A former judge of the European Court of Justice has criticised the "facile optimism" of UK government ministers who believe the legal challenges posed by Brexit can be overcome by March 2019.

Published 17 July 2017

Lady Hale calls for clarity on role of ECJ law after Brexit

Lady Hale (pictured) has called for clarity on the operation of CJEU jurisprudence in the wake of Brexit.

Published 11 July 2017

Dublin presence 'important' for Pinsent Masons in wake of Brexit

A presence in Dublin is "particularly important" to Pinsent Masons in the wake of Brexit, the head of the firm's Belfast office has said.

Published 5 July 2017

Lawyer argues Brexit leaves extradition subject in legal limbo

A lawyer for a construction company director, wanted in the UK over his role in a £5 million (about €5.8 million) tax fraud, has argued that Brexit leaves his client in a “legal limbo”.

Published 5 July 2017

Exclusive: Lord Neuberger reveals tensions in run up to Brexit appeal

The UK’s most senior judge has revealed the tensions in the build-up to the Brexit appeal at the UK Supreme Court earlier this year.

Published 21 June 2017

Blog: The potential effect of Brexit on the Irish economy

The UK's exit from the EU will have many implications for Irish businesses and one which is not receiving huge media coverage is the area of cross-border litigation, writes Caroline Meaney.

Published 6 June 2017

Brexit case in Dublin courts has been dropped

A bid to clarify questions about the Brexit process through the Irish courts has been dropped.

Published 30 May 2017

Business leaders examine Brexit at ByrneWallace seminar

Over 100 CEOs, directors and business professionals examined their preparedness for Brexit at a ByrneWallace seminar yesterday.

Published 25 May 2017

Blog: European Medicines Agency — Ireland's Brexit opportunity?

Gillian Rea, solicitor at Dublin firm Baily Homan Smyth McVeigh, writes on the opportunities for Ireland from the relocation of the European Medicines Agency away from Britain following the UK's exit from the EU.

Published 24 May 2017