Law Society: Irish lawyers can meet Brexit challenges if 'smart choices' are made

Ireland's legal profession can meet the challenges of Brexit if "smart choices" are made, the Law Society of Ireland's president will say in a major speech this afternoon.

Published 24 May 2017

Brexit blamed for revenue dip at continental law firms

Brexit has been blamed for a dip in revenue growth at continental law firms that are not outposts of British or American firms.

Published 23 May 2017

Brexit: UK should remain in European Arrest Warrant scheme

The preservation of the European Arrest Warrant (EAW) scheme is preferable to a system of bilateral agreements, a new paper argues.

Published 22 May 2017

UK workers voice concern over Brexit

UK workers are showing significant resilience in the face of Brexit uncertainty, according to research commissioned by Pinsent Masons.

Published 9 May 2017

Brexit report finds financial services firms gearing up for 'worst case' scenario

The key for business during the Brexit process is to maintain an uninterrupted service to clients, according to a new report on the legal impact of Brexit on the UK-based financial services sector from a Magic Circle law firm.

Published 8 May 2017

Bar of Ireland: Opportunities and challenges from Brexit

There are opportunities and challenges for the Irish legal profession in the wake of Brexit, Paul McGarry SC, chair of the Bar Council of Ireland, told a Seanad committee yesterday.

Published 5 May 2017

Bar of Ireland: Brexit provides opportunities for Irish lawyers

Brexit poses "significant opportunities" to the Irish legal profession, according to The Bar of Ireland.

Published 4 May 2017

Human rights institutions call for stronger protections after Brexit

The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC) has joined its counterparts in Scotland, England and Wales in urging the UK government to strengthen, not weaken, human rights through Brexit.

Published 21 April 2017

Legal salaries performing well in face of Brexit uncertainty

Salaries for legal professionals in Northern Ireland are performing strongly in the face of Brexit uncertainty, a survey has revealed.

Published 6 April 2017

Commons committee calls for protection of cross-border legal practice rights in Brexit talks

Cross-border legal practice rights should be safeguarded in Brexit negotiations the Commons Justice Committee has said.

Published 22 March 2017

Brexit: Volume of bills could lead to substantial use of low-scrutiny Henry VIII powers

Up to 15 new bills in addition to the Great Repeal Bill could be required to deliver Brexit, research by a UK think tank has found.

Published 20 March 2017

Brexit: Plans lack ambition for equality and human rights

UK government Brexit plans demonstrate a lack of ambition for equality and human rights standards, one human rights chief has warned.

Published 20 March 2017

UK will still be financial services centre after Brexit

The UK will "continue to be a strong global financial services centre" after Brexit, Lord Hill of Oareford, former EU commissioner for financial stability, has told Dublin firm Matheson.

Published 2 March 2017

Eoghan Murphy and Lord Jonathan Hill to address Brexit briefing

Ireland's minister of state with responsibility for financial services, Eoghan Murphy, and former EU finance commissioner Lord Hill of Oareford will address a Brexit briefing hosted by Dublin firm Matheson in London this Wednesday.

Published 27 February 2017

Brexit: Lords Constitution Committee warns EU withdrawal bill should not set fast-tracking precedent

As it publishes its report on the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill today, the House of Lords Constitution Committee has said that while its usual concerns about the fast-tracking of legislation are alleviated by the brevity and simplicity of the bill, this should not be seen as setting a precedent for future constitutional bills.

Published 23 February 2017