Disputes

Article published – No-deal Brexit and disputes: what do parties need to know?

If the UK leaves the EU without a deal on 29 March, what impact will that have on court proceedings? Different questions arise depending on the stage reached in the disputes process.

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Application of the Brussels regime post-Brexit

The post below was first published on our Litigation blog The government has published a draft statutory instrument addressing, among other things, the question of how the UK courts will, post-Brexit, treat questions of jurisdiction involving EU member states and … Continue reading

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11 weeks to Brexit: updated Brexit Legal Guide

Without an intervening event, the UK will withdraw from the EU at 11pm on 29 March 2019.   Otherwise much remains unknown. The negotiated withdrawal deal comprising a legally binding Withdrawal Agreement and non-binding Political Declaration is facing significant opposition in … Continue reading

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UK deposits instrument of accession to Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements

The post below was first published on our Litigation blog  On 28 December 2018, the UK deposited its instrument of accession to the Hague Convention on Choice of Court Agreements 2005. The Convention will therefore come into force for the UK on … Continue reading

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Five months to Brexit: avoiding a “no deal” crisis

Paul Butcher and Tom Henderson have published an article in FERMA/AIRMIC’s joint Brexit Newsletter advising risk management professionals of some of the key matters that they will need to consider to prevent a Brexit-related “no deal” crisis. Given it remains … Continue reading

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Brexit, deal or no deal: a litigator’s perspective

The post below was first published on our Litigation blog Over the past couple of weeks, the government has published the final text of the draft Withdrawal Agreement setting out the arrangements for the UK’s withdrawal from the EU on 29 March … Continue reading

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Applying the Hague Choice of Court Convention post-Brexit

The post below was first published on our Litigation blog The government has set out how it plans, in the event of a “no deal” Brexit, to ensure that the UK will continue to apply the Hague Choice of Court Convention, which currently … Continue reading

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Service Regulation and Taking of Evidence Regulation will cease to apply post-Brexit

The post below was first published on our Litigation blog The government has published a draft statutory instrument, the Service of Documents and Taking of Evidence in Civil and Commercial Matters (Revocation and Saving Provisions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018, which will mean … Continue reading

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New Podcasts available: ‘The Impact on Existing and Future Contracts’ and ‘Will Brexit allow parties to bring their contracts to an end?’

In the latest update to the Brexit series on our Herbert Smith Freehills Podcast channel, Paul Butcher, Julie Farley, Maura McIntosh and Tom Henderson discuss what businesses need to know about the impact of Brexit on their English law governed … Continue reading

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New podcast – Brexit: dispute resolution between the EU and the UK, under the withdrawal agreement and in the event that there is “no deal”

The post below was first published on our PIL blog At a critical time in the Brexit negotiations, in the latest podcast on the Herbert Smith Freehills Podcast channel, Andrew Cannon and Hannah Ambrose discuss dispute resolution between the UK and … Continue reading

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