Frustrated by Brexit?

19 March 2019

Whatever your views on Brexit and whether the UK should leave or remain and on what terms, Brexit seems a source of frustration for many people.  The question that the court had to decide was: can a contract be frustrated because of Brexit? 

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Irish Backstop and Unilateral Withdrawal

14 March 2019

Last night an arcane legal issue floated to the surface amid chaotic political scenes in the House of Commons. Corporate partner Charles Proctor provides an overview in his latest blog post.

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Brexit – “No deal”, no bread, no drugs, no treat-ies

5 February 2019

Much of the law regulating family arrangements, Children Orders, Financial Orders, and indeed Divorces themselves are contained within EU law. If that ceases to apply it is important to consider, that urgent steps may need to be taken, or at least considered prior to the exit day.

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Time to send the family wealth on a foreign holiday?

22 January 2019

Taking your family wealth on a foreign holiday always sounds more glamorous than staying at home and doing a bit of housekeeping. Helena Luckhurst, Private Wealth Partner at Fladgate, encourages you to think about your assets.

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Will Brexit affect the validity of a contractual English law clause?

7 December 2018

Alexander Wildschütz’s post considers the impact that Brexit may have on the validity of a contractual English law clause.

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“No-deal Brexit: civil and commercial cooperation” guidance published by the Law Society

7 December 2018

Last month the Law Society published guidance for solicitors, concerning civil and commercial cooperation between the UK and EU member states in the event of a “no deal” Brexit.

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Brexit and Data Protection

6 December 2018

In amongst all the uncertainties of Brexit, the good (or bad, depending on your outlook) news is that GDPR will definitely still apply in UK, as part of our domestic law, for the foreseeable future, whatever happens.

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Brexit and Competition law: Plus ça change plus c’est la même chose

6 December 2018

While debate continues in Parliament as to deal with the current blockage around the UK’s Withdrawal Agreement, back in the “real” world, businesses need to plan for the various outcomes currently being left in the hands of the politicians.

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Brexit – the Government’s legal advice

5 December 2018

In our post of yesterday (‘Brexit – A Legal Quagmire’), we noted that the Government had been held to be in contempt of Parliament in consequence of its refusal to publish the Brexit legal advice furnished by the Attorney General.  As a result, the Department for Exiting the European Union published that advice at midday […]

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Brexit – a legal quagmire?

4 December 2018

Brexit is, of course, primarily a political process. But that process takes place within a legal framework and, in that particular arena, it must be said that the Government’s record has been less than impressive. First of all, in the Miller case heard at the end of December 2016, the Supreme Court decided that an […]

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