Brexit legal advice
Following the referendum on 23 June 2016, in which 51.9% of United Kingdom (UK) voters decided to leave the European Union (EU), the UK government invoked Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty on 29 March 2017 to terminate the UK's membership of the EU.
November - December 2020: Conclusion/ratification of agreement.
14-17 December 2020: Final European Parliament plenery session of the year. Last opportunity to give consent to the UK-EU agreement.
31 December 2020: This is when the transition period established by the Withdrawal Agreement will end. The Withdrawal Agreement no longer provides a mechanism for this to be extended. If a trade deal is not in place, UK-EU trade will fall back on to WTO rules.
1 January 2020: New agreement on UK-EU relations could enter into force (if an agreement has been reached and ratified by the end of 2020).
Brexit continues to create considerable uncertainty for both businesses and individuals. B P Collins has a specialist cross-practice team who will be by your side to guide you or your business on:
- Inward investment
- Business immigration (sponsor licences and skilled worker visas)
- Settled status (we can offer businesses specific training for their EU national workforce)
- Place of business
- Data protection
- Impacts on family law
We have written a number of useful articles to explain the impact on our service areas:
- EU-UK trade relationship during Brexit transition
- What employers and employees need to know about the Brexit transition
- Changes to dispute resolution and litigation during the Brexit transition
- Impact of Brexit on private client matters
- Government unveils post-Brexit immigration plans
- Property law during Brexit transition
If you would like to discuss any other issues pertinent to you or your business, please get in touch with the team by calling 01753 279022 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Preparing for Brexit (Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce)
- Brexit hub (British Chamber of Commerce)
- Post-transition Brexit checklist (British Chamber of Commerce)
- No-deal guidance dashboard (British Chamber of Commerce)
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