Brexit and the WTO

Since the UK Government invoked Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, the focus of both the UK and the EU has been to attempt to reach an agreement on important...

Brexit - what next?

The first “meaningful vote” on the draft EU Withdrawal Agreement took place in the House of Commons on 15 January. The Government, which had negotiated the Agreement with the EU,...

"What's the deal?"

Ahead of the UK Parliament’s “meaningful vote” on the draft EU Withdrawal Agreement, we discuss below the contents of the deal and what it may entail for a future EU-UK...

UK Government announces post-Brexit "fair funding for farmers"

The UK Government has announced that an independent advisory panel is to review how agricultural support is distributed between the home nations post-Brexit until 2022.

Brexit in the Courts – A reference to the European Court on Article 50

Turcan Connell reported previously on a case being heard in the Court of Session, which deals with a request that the Scottish Courts make a reference to the Court of...

The future relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union: The Chequers Plan Part 1

While much of the focus on the government’s White Paper has been on its political fallout, it contains important indicators of how a future UK-EU relationship may take shape. In...

The future relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union: The Chequers Plan Part 2

While much of the focus on the government’s White Paper has been on its political fallout, it contains important indicators of how a future UK-EU relationship may take shape. In...

Brexit in the Courts: An Update

As the political process of Brexit continues to grab headlines, two legal cases are making their way through the courts.

The EU Withdrawal Bill and the Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament has refused, by 93 votes to 30, to give its consent to the UK Government’s EU Withdrawal Bill. In a vote held on 15th May, Members of...

The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill and the position of EU law post-Brexit

At 11.00pm on 29th March 2019, the United Kingdom (UK) will repeal the European Communities Act, and leave the European Union (EU). Unless further action is taken, this will result...

Scotland and the EU Continuity Bill

The Scottish Government has put forward its own Bill, addressing the retention of European Union (EU) law as it applies to devolved issues.

Brexit in the Courts – Again

Brexit is returning to the Courts after a Judicial Review of the interpretation of Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union (TEU) was given permission to proceed by the...