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.
Welcome to the Monckton Brexit Blog
On 23 June 2016, the UK’s voters were asked to give a one word answer to a simple question: “Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?”. 52% chose “leave”. However, what comes next is far from simple.
Read the welcome message from Philip Woolfe.
- The EEA Agreement: what is the ‘Norwegian Model’? 06 Jul 2016 | by Michael-James CliftonTo view the blog post written by Michael-James Clifton please click here.
- Philip Moser QC discusses the legal case threatened by Mishcon de Reya and the Prime Minister’s power to trigger Article 50 TEU in an interview with Radio Sputnik06 Jul 2016 | by Philip Moser QCPlease click here to listen to the podcast. Please click here to read the article.
- Does the UK really enjoy absolute discretion as to when to trigger the Article 50 procedure?05 Jul 2016 | by Peter OliverIt seems that everyone is talking about Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union (TEU) – the procedure by which a Member State can actually leave the EU. One key political and diplomatic issue is when Article 50 should be triggered. Many domestic politicians appear to take the view that it is entirely a […]
- What does Brexit herald for UK Expats?05 Jul 2016 | by George Peretz QCThe current position In a 1993 case before the European Court of Justice (ECJ) (Konstantinidis v Stadt Altensteig) the then Advocate General to the European Court of Justice – the distinguished English lawyer Sir Francis Jacobs QC – said that any citizen of one EU country exercising his free movement rights in another EU country […]
- Where can you go with your cartel claim after Brexit?04 Jul 2016 | by Ben RaymentLondon is often a jurisdiction of choice for claimants seeking the private enforcement of competition law for a number of reasons. There is a well developed pool of legal, economic and financial/technical advisers. The English courts have favourable rules on limitation and disclosure and a reputation for consistency and effectiveness in dealing with large and […]
- Brexit – opportunities and challenges seminar – slides available04 Jul 2016 | by Philip Woolfe“The result of the referendum raises significant uncertainties about the future development of a wide range of areas of the law. That uncertainty is in itself an important factor for clients. At Monckton Chambers we have given a great deal of thought to how a vote for Brexit might pan out, and we look forward […]