Insights: Brexit - June 2016

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Brexit exits – don’t get caught out by the IHT deemed domiciled rules

Helena Luckhurst |

Brexit uncertainties may be giving fresh impetus to many UK resident non-UK domiciliaries who are thinking about their residency plans. However, for res non-doms, it’s important not to lose sight of another key tax change now on the horizon – the change in the Inheritance Tax (IHT) deemed domiciled rules. A person is deemed domiciled […]

Article 50: understanding the legal architecture around Brexit

Sarah Gogan |

The withdrawal process, rather than being a straightforward process of exit, raises complicated legal and political issues For now the UK remains a member of the EU. Last Thursday’s referendum is not a formal, legally binding trigger for a UK exit. Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty is the only legal route to withdrawal and […]

Brexit and European legal transactions - Keep calm and carry on

Alexander Wildschütz |

On 23 June 2016, voters in the United Kingdom opted to leave the European Union. Although a referendum is not constitutionally binding, the Prime Minister has announced that he will respect the result and clear the way to withdrawal from the EU treaties under Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty. In contrast to what was […]

Brexit - where next?

Charles Proctor |

The outcome of last Thursday’s referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union has sent shock waves through the UK, EU institutions, EU countries and the financial markets. It has also precipitated a leadership crisis in both of the major political parties. All of these developments were easily predictable. But the next stages are […]

Brexit und der europäische Rechtsverkehr – Keep calm and carry on

Alexander Wildschütz |

Am 23. Juni 2016 haben sich die Wähler im Vereinigten Königreich dafür ausgesprochen, die Europäische Union zu verlassen. Obwohl ein Volksentscheid verfassungsrechtlich nicht verbindlich ist, hat Premierminister David Cameron angekündigt, dass er das Ergebnis respektieren und den Weg zur Aufkündigung der europäischen Verträge nach Artikel 50 des Vertrages von Lissabon freiräumen wird. Anders als ursprünglich […]

Brexit: the effect on UK-Europe travel

Sarah Gogan |

Britain’s decision to leave the EU will have political and economic effects so large and unfathomable that it may take many years before they are fully understood. Sarah Gogan, immigration partner at Fladgate LLP, is quoted in the Financial Times article linked below. Brexit: the effect on UK-Europe travel Sarah Gogan, Partner, Fladgate LLP (

Brexit - where next for your business?

Charles Proctor |

Our March briefing on Brexit examined some of the “macro” issues arising from the Government’s renegotiated deal with the European Union. It also examined some of the options for a post-Brexit deal. With the referendum date now fast approaching, the attached briefing considers the implications of Brexit for selected business lines and the extent to […]