The UK Government invoked Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty on Wednesday 29th March 2017, beginning a two year period in which the United Kingdom will negotiate the terms of its exit from the European Union. 

Turcan Connell will continue to provide impartial advice based on our thorough understanding of our clients’ needs and the areas in which they operate. We will monitor relevant issues very carefully and contribute to the discussions as the potential implications of the vote emerge.

We are very experienced in cross-jurisdictional matters with change being a constant backdrop against which the Firm has operated and we will advise clients appropriately regardless of the prevailing constitutional environment.

Before taking any action, you are advised to seek specific advice, tailored to your own requirements. Commentary by Turcan Connell is intended only as a general guide and no action should be taken as a result of that commentary alone.


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Will divorce from EU affect your divorce? | Sally Nash and Mara Schmueckle in The Scotsman

The United Kingdom's monumental split from the European Union has implications for family lawyers, write Sally Nash and Mara Schmueckle. A clear theme of Theresa May’s Brexit speech on Tuesday...