The end of the transition period has brought with it seismic changes to the legal landscape. Please see below details and sign-up links for our new EU Relations webinar series discussing these changes entitled: “The UK legal regime after Brexit – what every lawyer needs to know”.
The webinars, hosted on zoom, will run on each of the next six Thursday lunchtimes. We look forward to welcoming you at some, or all, of the below events. Please also check out our new EU Relations Law blog, covering all aspects of the Withdrawal Agreement, the Trade and Cooperation Agreement (plus accompanying agreements and declarations), and the UK internal market.
The webinars are being held on the following dates:
Webinar 1 – 21 Jan, 1pm – 2pm: Post-Brexit litigation in UK courts – 10 things every litigator needs to know
The panel will discuss (inter alia): Retained EU Law; departing from EU case-law; validity challenges; damages and effective remedies; challenging Brexit regulations; the implementation of the Withdrawal Agreements and TCA into domestic law; and litigating the TCA in UK courts.
Chair: Anneli Howard
Webinar 2 – 28 Jan, 1pm – 2pm: Subsidy control law – navigating the new ‘post-state aid’ regime
The panel will discuss (inter alia): the subsidy control provisions in the TCA; the implementation of those provisions into domestic law; the provisions of the Ireland/Northern Ireland Protocol; and the relationship with EU State Aid law.
Chair: Professor Panos Koutrakos
Webinar 3 – 4 Feb, 1pm – 2pm: Competition law
The panel will discuss (inter alia): changes to Retained EU law in relevant Competition Law SIs; how and when the CAT may depart from retained EU law; private damages claims after Brexit; Reliance on Commission decisions; and UK-EU regulatory cooperation in light of the provisions in the Withdrawal Agreement and the TCA.
Chair: Daniel Beard QC
Webinar 4 – 11 Feb, 1pm – 2pm: Procurement law
The Panel will discuss (inter alia): changes to Retained EU law in relevant Procurement Law SIs; The provisions and Impact of the TCA; the domestic implementation of the TCA; and the Green Paper on domestic changes to Procurement Law post Brexit.
Chair: Michael Bowsher QC
Webinar 5 – 18 Feb, 1pm – 2pm: UK internal market law
The panel will discuss (inter alia) the Internal Market Act 2020, the meaning and application of the market access commitments, the Act’s impact on devolution, and potential litigation arising from the Act.
Chair: Ian Rogers QC
Webinar 6 – 25 Feb, 1pm – 2pm: VAT and custom law
The panel will discuss (inter alia): the implications of Brexit for the UK’s system of VAT; the repercussions of being outside the EU customs union; and the particular issues thrown up by the special circumstances of Northern Ireland.
Chair: George Peretz QC