Brexit



Brexit case to be appealed to UK Supreme Court

A legal challenge to Brexit that was rejected by the High Court in Belfast will be appealed all the way to the UK Supreme Court.

Published 1 November 2016

High Court refuses judicial reviews aimed at blocking Brexit

The High Court in Belfast has refused two landmark judicial reviews challenging the UK government's ability to activate Article 50 and withdraw from the European Union.

Published 28 October 2016

High Court to hear judgment in case aiming to prevent Brexit in Northern Ireland

All eyes will be on Belfast tomorrow morning as the High Court delivers its judgment in a case aimed at preventing Northern Ireland from leaving the European Union.

Published 27 October 2016

Ireland bidding to be post-Brexit home of the European Banking Authority

Ireland is bidding to become the new home of the European Banking Authority (EBA) after the United Kingdom leaves the EU, the Government has announced.

Published 26 October 2016

A&L Goodbody addresses businesses at Brexit event

A&L Goodbody addressed leading businesspeople on the implications of Brexit for Ireland and the possible opportunities at a private event hosted with the British Irish Chamber of Commerce.

Published 26 October 2016

UK 'will implement EU data protection laws in spite of Brexit'

The UK will implement the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in spite of Brexit, according to a specialist London firm.

Published 21 October 2016

Brokenshire satisfied after being excluded from Brexit committee

Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire has insisted Northern Ireland's interests will be protected in Brexit talks despite failing to secure a seat on a crucial Government committee.

Published 20 October 2016

Brexit case lawyer encouraged by London proceedings

The solicitor representing victims’ campaigner Raymond McCord in his challenge to the Brexit process in the High Court in Belfast has said he is encouraged by separate proceedings concluding in London today.

Published 18 October 2016

Irish mediators meet to discuss challenges of Brexit

The Mediators' Institute of Ireland (MII) will develop strategies to meet the challenges posed by Brexit and escalating conflicts at its annual conference, which began in Louth today.

Published 14 October 2016

Belfast Brexit lawyers attend proceedings in London

Two Northern Ireland lawyers acting for victims' campaigner Raymond McCord in his challenge to the Brexit process in the High Court in Belfast yesterday performed a watching brief in the separate Brexit cases currently underway in London.

Published 14 October 2016

Law Society heads meet minister to discuss Brexit

Key figures in the Law Society of Northern Ireland have met Lord Dunlop to discuss the implications of Brexit on Northern Ireland.

Published 14 October 2016

England: Brexit vote followed by 41 per cent increase in hate crime

Police recorded a 41 per cent increase in hate crime incidents in the month after the UK's Brexit vote, according to new UK government figures.

Published 14 October 2016

Fitzgerald insists Irish criminals must not benefit from Brexit

No criminals in Ireland will benefit from the UK's decision to leave the European Union, Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has insisted after a meeting with Michel Barnier, the chief negotiator for the European Commission in relation to the UK exiting the EU.

Published 13 October 2016

UK government pressing Ireland to tighten its borders after Brexit

The UK government is planning to work with the Irish government to strengthen the external border of the Common Travel Area (CTA) after Brexit, The Guardian reports.

Published 10 October 2016

Neutral Human Rights Consortium takes part in Brexit challenge

The Human Rights Consortium, which took a neutral position in the EU referendum, has joined a legal challenge against the Brexit process as an applicant.

Published 6 October 2016