Brexit



Lady Hermon calls for publication of legal advice on Brexit and Good Friday Agreement

Independent unionist MP Lady Sylvia Hermon has called on the UK government to publish advice from the Crown Solicitor's Office in Belfast on the impact of a no-deal Brexit on the Good Friday Agreement.

Published 4 September 2019

Prorogation will establish 'dangerous precedent', legal academics warn

The planned five-week prorogation of Parliament will establish a "dangerous precedent" and undermine the "integrity" of the British constitution, a group of legal academics has warned.

Published 3 September 2019

Paul Craig: Prorogation – Constitutional principle and law, fact and causation

Paul Craig, professor of English law at St John's College, Oxford and an authority on administrative and EU law, writes about important issues of constitutional principle and law raised by the prospect of prorogation as well as those concerning fact and causation.

Published 3 September 2019

Belfast court challenge to prorogation listed for hearing tomorrow

The Lord Chief Justice, Sir Declan Morgan, will hear victims' rights campaigner Raymond McCord's legal challenge to the prorogation of Parliament tomorrow.

Published 29 August 2019

Home Office ordered to withdraw 'misleading' ad for post-Brexit EU settlement scheme

The UK's advertising regulator has ordered the Home Office to withdraw a "misleading" advert for the post-Brexit EU settlement scheme.

Published 28 August 2019

Richard Gray: Will Brexit threaten EU protected food names?

Richard Gray, partner and head of the corporate team at Carson McDowell in Belfast, examines the potential impact of Brexit on the food and drink sector.

Published 28 August 2019

Government officials cast doubt on plans to 'end free movement' immediately after Brexit

UK government officials have cast doubt on plans to abruptly end European free movement in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Published 26 August 2019

Lisa Bryson: 'Ending free movement' – what is changing?

Lisa Bryson, partner and head of employment at Eversheds Sutherland in Belfast, considers the meaning of Priti Patel's recent announcement on free movement.

Published 23 August 2019

No-deal Brexit would have serious consequences for victims and witnesses of crime

A no-deal Brexit would disrupt cross-border police co-operation on the island of Ireland, with serious consequences for victims and witnesses of crime, researchers have warned.

Published 22 August 2019

Irish businesses exposed to Brexit are putting themselves at risk over foreign currency

Several Irish companies which deal in foreign currency are putting themselves at financial risk due to a lack of appropriate hedging in their organisations, according to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants Ireland.

Published 22 August 2019

UK officials to withdraw from EU meetings from September 2019

UK officials will withdraw from most EU meetings, including important meetings on European law and policy, with effect from 1 September 2019.

Published 21 August 2019

No-deal Brexit warning for tens of thousands of Irish motorists using UK licenses

Tens of thousands of Irish motorists are driving with UK licenses in spite of a warning that they could become invalid after a no-deal Brexit.

Published 19 August 2019

Victims' campaigner Raymond McCord to bring fresh court challenge against no-deal Brexit

Victims' rights campaigner Raymond McCord has launched a challenge in the Northern Ireland courts aimed at preventing the Prime Minister from suspending Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit.

Published 15 August 2019

Attempt to take private prosecution bid against Boris Johnson to Supreme Court fails

The man attempting to privately prosecute Prime Minister Boris Johnson over allegations he lied during the 2016 EU referendum has failed in a bid to take the case to the UK Supreme Court.

Published 15 August 2019

UK officials to withdraw from EU law meetings this week

UK officials will withdraw from EU meetings on European law and policy this week in anticipation of the UK's exit later this year, according to reports.

Published 13 August 2019