Brexit: challenges and opportunities in a changing world of international trade

The UK’s exit from the EU will present both challenges and opportunities across the board. Whether you are a business with a domestic UK market or one trading internationally, and regardless of whether your operations are based in the UK or not.

Our local experts can help you to understand what this could mean for your business – in terms of overall impact and at the detailed operational level. We’re ready to help whether you are looking at Brexit from the UK, Europe, the US, Asia or anywhere else.

Our latest insights below, along with our Brexit checklist, highlight some specific areas businesses should be looking at to start preparing for Brexit now.


Immigration: legal implications of Brexit for your business

Freedom of movement between EU Member States is a fundamental principle of EU law. Workers can move between Member States without restriction. This means that UK passport holders can work...

Written on 28 Mar 2017


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Commercial: legal implications of Brexit for your business

For UK commercial law, the three main legal implications of Brexit for businesses are as follows: The Consumer Rights Act 2015 is not derived from the EU and is therefore...

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Environment: legal implications of Brexit for your business

For UK environmental law, the three main implications of Brexit are as follows: An immediate review of EU environmental law obligations which have direct effect (e.g. REACH) and indirect effect...

Written on 28 Mar 2017


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Public procurement: legal implications of Brexit for your business

The three main questions to consider in relation to public procurement on the UK’s exit from the EU are: How much of your business is won through competitive procedures in...

Written on 28 Mar 2017


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Intellectual property: legal implications of Brexit for your business

Whilst clearly dependent on what form Brexit takes, the three main legal consequences of Brexit on intellectual property that businesses should be aware of are that: European Union Trade Marks...

Written on 28 Mar 2017


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Dispute resolution: legal implications of Brexit for your business

The full implications of Brexit on dispute resolution will depend on the terms of the new relationship that the UK is able to negotiate in place of its current EU...

Written on 28 Mar 2017


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