Brexit Blog

Brexit is an unprecedented political, economic and legal phenomenon. The Monckton Brexit Blog gives you expert legal insight and analysis from barristers at Monckton Chambers.

Blog posts

10 Jul, 2017

Pharmaceutical Regulation, the Court of Justice, and the Hunt/Starmer Exchange: Some Brief Thoughts

A recent letter to the Financial Times from the Secretaries of State for Health...
10 Jul, 2017

Dispute Settlement Mechanisms after Brexit: where we stand now

When my post on dispute settlement (here) appeared in late March, few people realised that...
29 Jun, 2017

The Brexit Transition: A rush to judgment?

The European Commission has today published six position papers on key aspects of the...
27 Jun, 2017

The British position on the rights of EU citizens living in the UK

On 26 June 2017, the Home Secretary presented to Parliament a document entitled The...
20 Jun, 2017

Brexit – after the UK General Election: has hubris led to nemesis or catharsis?

1. The UK General Election was confidently called in order to provide the Government...
1 Jun, 2017

Michael Bowsher QC speaks to GBC News about Brexit negotiations

Michael Bowsher QC speaks to Jonathan Sacramento, News Editor of GBC News (Gibraltar Broadcasting...
30 May, 2017

Becoming British does not mean end of EU Citizen’s EU Rights, says advocate general

In an opinion published today in Case C-165/16 Lounes, Advocate General Bot has advised...
24 May, 2017

Is the triggering of Article 50 a good argument for making a reference to The Court Of Justice now?

As all readers of this post will know, the United Kingdom gave notice of...
19 May, 2017

Brexit in microcosm: legal implications for the UK and Spain

On 8 May, the FIDE Foundation in Madrid held a seminar on the legal...
17 May, 2017

Concluding Free Trade Agreements: the EU-Singapore Opinion and Brexit

On 16 May, the European Court of Justice rendered Opinion 2/15 (here) on the...