Public Law

The UK Government’s announcement of its intention to invite the Queen to prorogue Parliament in the second sitting week of September had been expected for some time. Rather more unexpected – at least in some quarters – was the Prime Minister’s request that the prorogation run until 14 October. The next EU Council meeting, potentially the last chance for the UK and the EU to agree on a replacement for the current Withdrawal Agreement and prevent a no-deal Brexit ahead of the 31 October deadline, is scheduled to take place on 17 and 19 October.

 

Charles Livingstone has a piece in today’s Herald providing clarity on what ‘prorogation’ could mean for Brexit.

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Hannah Frahm

Solicitor and Practice Development Lawyer at Brodies LLP
Hannah is a Solicitor and Practice Development Lawyer for the Brexit Advisory Group and our Commercial Services Division. She is also a German qualified lawyer with a professional background in Real Estate. Hannah brings to the firm a multinational legal education (with stints in Germany, France, Thailand and the UK), a strong academic profile (German PhD in process) and communicative support for our German and French speaking clients.
Hannah Frahm