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.

For additional guides, downloads and sector-specific analysis, visit our Brexit Advisory Group hub.

News

21.06.16
The polls remain close with just days to go before Thursday’s referendum on whether the UK should remain in or leave the European Union. EU law applies in many different...
14.06.16
This article first appeared in Scottish Financial News on 14 June 2016. We have been considering with clients the impact of a Brexit vote in the forthcoming EU...
15.06.16
With just over a week to go until the referendum on the UK’s continuing membership of the European Union, the polling evidence suggests the race is “too close to call...
13.06.16
This article first appeared in the June edition of In-House Lawyer (online) on 10 June 2016. It has been a busy time for Scotland’s constitution. No sooner was the 2014...