We are now in the post Brexit period with the UK having signed a UK-EU co-operation agreement on 30th December 2020 (TCA). The TCA is the main agreement to govern the trade relationship between the UK and the European Union going forwards. As businesses navigate through the post Brexit period, we can assist with providing
While it is still too soon for any certainty and teething problems are likely to persist, it is possible to speculate and draw some current conclusions on the effect of Brexit on some areas of UK legal practice.
As we enter into the New Year with a new Covid variant leading to increasing social restrictions and rising case numbers and sadly deaths, it is tempting to be drawn into the cycle of despondency that confronts us all as soon as we open a paper or watch the news or click on social media.
The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has issued guidance on how couples should deal with cross border divorce after the UK leaves the European Union. It says that if your divorce is making its way through the courts in England or Wales at the time the UK leaves the EU then your case will continue under
The government says it’s committed to maintaining workers’ rights after the UK leaves the European Union. It says it will not reduce the standards of protection in EU laws retained in UK law and will ensure that new legislation changing those laws will be assessed as to whether they uphold this commitment. It says parliament,
As everyone is now hopefully well aware, on the 29th March 2019, at 23:00 GMT – the UK leaves the EU. While the negotiations over the future relationship between the UK and the EU are still progressing, we do now face the possibility of there being no formal deal in place by that date. The
The government has published guidance on the future of intellectual property laws after Britain leaves the European Union. These are some of the key points: Trade marks While the UK remains a full member of the EU then EU Trade Marks (EUTM) continue to be valid in the UK. When the UK leaves the EU,
Campaigners from the civil rights group Liberty are urging the government to ensure that equal pension rights for same-sex couples will be enshrined in UK law after Brexit. It follows the landmark ruling in which ex-cavalry officer John Walker won a landmark ruling to secure the same pension rights for his husband that a wife
The Queen’s Speech announcing the government’s plans for the coming two years was dominated with Brexit as was widely expected. Eight of the 27 new bills were related in some way to our future relationship with the European Union and the rest of the world. The impact on business will largely depend on the outcome
The decision to leave the EU has already hurt business finances and will quickly lead to a rise in corporate insolvencies, according to a survey of its members by the insolvency and restructuring trade body, R3. Its figures show that 72% of respondents believe the referendum result will cause corporate insolvency numbers to rise by