Europe

Aspects of the ‘Brexit’ Case: The Royal Prerogative and The European Communities Act 1972

By Mark McKeown, Associate and Hannah Starritt, Solicitor The Miller case has brought to the fore two elements of the United Kingdom’s part-written constitution. One, the Royal Prerogative, is ancient...
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UK Membership of the Single Market: A New Legal Challenge

The ‘think tank’ British Influence has announced that its lawyers will be writing to David Davis, the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, to indicate that it will...
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Devolved Governments to have say on Brexit case

The UK Supreme Court has granted applications by the devolved governments of Scotland and Wales to intervene in the appeal over the decision of the High Court of England and...
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Brexit impact on the UK's Agricultural and Rural Sectors

Following the EU Referendum in June 2016, we are left with a situation of uncertainty. Following the recent High Court ruling, even the UK Government, despite the vote, cannot confirm...
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Brexit and the Devolved Governments

The Joint Ministerial Committee (JMC), which is a body comprising representatives from the UK Government, the Scottish Government, the Northern Ireland Executive and the Welsh Government, meets at regular intervals...
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Brexit High Court Ruling: Parliament to Vote on Triggering Article 50

By Mark McKeown, Associate and Hannah Starritt, Solicitor The High Court of England and Wales has handed down its judgment in the case known as R (Gina Miller and Deir...
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To Make the Point about Directives Uber Again

In my recent article published in The Scotsman, “EU Directives Offer Direction – Except When They Don’t”, I noted that it is in the nature of EU Directives to set...