EU & International

MoJ consultation on extending judicial power to depart from EU law

Only the most senior British courts should be given powers to depart from retained EU case law from 31 December, says a government consultation 

06 Jul 2020

Legal certainty on retained EU law ‘undermined’

A new approach to European court rulings in the new Withdrawal Agreement Bill undermines legal certainty, Lord Pannick QC has said.

13 Jan 2020

A ‘no deal’ Brexit and IP protection

Karen Holden and Christine Zembrzuski run through the critical actions businesses need to take to protect their IP pos

30 Sep 2019

Law Society backs calls for post-Brexit security cooperation

Government pledges new security, law enforcement, and criminal justice partnership wit

19 Sep 2017

An à la carte Brexit simply isn’t possible

Public discussion frequently misses the point that, as in any mature legal system, the elements of the EU’s constitution are linked together in complex ways, explains Paul Stanle

13 Sep 2017

Lawyers back government call for civil justice cooperation post-Brexit

Government also seeks end to 'direct jurisdiction' of European Court o

26 Aug 2017

Vaccination claims: Has Europe opened the floodgates?

The history of UK vaccine litigation is a sorry tale but a careful reading of a new CJEU decision might give claimants grounds for more optimism, advises Pete

23 Aug 2017

Repealing EU law: The great puzzle

The “Great Repeal Bill” offers some technical answers, but little certainty about the future, writes Pavlo

14 Aug 2017

Lord Neuberger: Bringing the common law out of the shadows

The outgoing Supreme Court president talks to Jean-Yves Gilg about pushing boundaries and greate

14 Aug 2017