Monthly Archives: October 2016

High Court in Belfast rejects Brexit challenge

The High Court in Belfast dismissed two judicial review challenges to the Government's proposed invocation of Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union, which would trigger the UK's withdrawal from the EU: McCord [2016] NIQB 85. The case considered only issues … Continue reading

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THE GREAT REPEAL BILL: WHAT WILL THIS MEAN FOR ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION?

The post below was first published on our UK Real Estate Development blog Authors: Julie Vaughan, Senior Associate, Environment and Helena Thompson, Associate, Planning and Environment, London On 2 October 2016, Prime Minister Theresa May announced at the Conservative Party’s … Continue reading

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Filed under Development, Real estate

UPCOMING WEBINAR – INTERNATIONAL LITIGATION UPDATE

The post below was first published on our Litigation blog On Tuesday 18 October (12noon – 1.00pm UK time) we will present the first in a new series of webinars for Herbert Smith Freehills clients and contacts, focussing on the issues that arise in … Continue reading

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UK: GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCEMENTS – WORKERS’ RIGHTS POST BREXIT, EMPLOYEE REPRESENTATION ON BOARDS, EMPLOYMENT OF FOREIGN WORKERS, AND REVIEW OF MODERN EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES

The post below was first published on our Employment blog At the Conservative Party conference, Theresa May announced plans to repeal the 1972 European Communities Act, which gives direct effect to EU law in the UK, and to transpose all … Continue reading

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