The UK has decided to leave the European Union. The question now is: what happens next?
 
Brodies has been considering and advising clients on the raft of legal, political and commercial issues relating to Brexit, particularly those specific to Scotland. With Scotland’s leading EU and constitutional law team, we are uniquely placed to help clients in the private, public and third sectors understand and address the many questions to which the ‘Leave’ vote gives rise.

Scroll down for commentary on the key issues, including:

  • the process and timetable for leaving the EU;
  • the effect of Brexit on UK and Scots law and regulation;
  • the potential models for a new UK-EU trading relationship;
  • the possible effect of the Brexit vote on the Scottish independence debate; and
  • what Brexit could mean in areas including IP, commercial contracts, data protection, fishing, renewables, financial services and employment law.

We are ready and willing to help you navigate the key issues, assess what Brexit will mean for you and formulate an appropriate strategy. Please do get in touch with one of the contacts below if we can be of any assistance.

News

29.08.16
What is the position right now? Nothing has changed – existing legislation and case law continues to apply. What changes will there be to employment law on Brexit?...
25.08.16
The UK’s decision to leave the European Union is likely to impact on many of the commercial contracts that organisations have in place, but until the UK negotiates its...
24.08.16
The impact of Brexit upon personal taxation is and will remain unclear for some time, but we have identified areas upon which a watchful eye will be required. The first...
03.08.16
This article first appeared in In-House Lawyer (online) on 2 August 2016. The UK’s vote on 23 June 2016 to leave the European Union raises a wide variety of legal...