With the June 23, 2016 referendum vote putting the United Kingdom (or parts of it) on the path out of the European Union, the next few years will bring a great deal of uncertainty to companies and individuals operating in the region. Many World Law Group member firms are and will continue to provide legal updates, analyses, webinars and other resources about Brexit and its impacts.

Below is a compilation of these resources from WLG members.

Resource Centres

The implications of the Brexit vote will be felt around the globe.  To help companies and individuals navigate the gauntlet of change over the coming years, WLG member firms Burness Paull LLPGowling WLG, Mason Hayes & Curran and Taylor Wessing have developed their own knowledge centres.  Burness Paull LLP discusses the the Scottish viewpoint, Gowling WLG provides information from the English perspective, Mason Hayes & Curran offers the Irish view and Taylor Wessing shares an analysis of the German landscape.


WLG International Trade Law Webinar 

Brexit: Three Years Old And Now Running Out Of Steam – Or Is It? (March 19, 2019)

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Legal Updates 

The latest reports and analyses from other WLG firms:

March 27, 2019 - France: Preparing for a No-Deal Brexit - Isn't it too Late Already?

March 13, 2019 - Luxembourg: Temporary Permissions Regime & the Brexit Deadline

March 5, 2019 - England: Brexit Might be Frustrating, Just not for Leases

February 27, 2019 - Luxembourg: Brexit - The Luxembourg Emergency Legislation

February 7, 2019 - England: UK Publishes No Deal Export License For Dual Use Products

February 4, 2019 - Luxembourg: BREXIT Vat Notice Issued by the Luxembourg Authorities

January 30, 2019 - France - Brexit: Troubled Negotiations Failed | What Next?

January 11, 2019 - England: Brexit & cross-border trade: Road, runway and port challenges 

December 19, 2018 - England: Digital Protectionism, Trade and the WTO

October 3, 2018 - South Africa: Brexit, and the Importance of Being (GI) Earnest

September 5, 2018 - South Africa: Brexit Trade Mark Update

May 15, 2018 - Brexit Update For Financial Services (EU/UK)

May 9, 2018 - South Africa: What Does BREXIT Mean For The Rights of EU Trade Mark Owners

May 3, 2018 - Gowling WLG Authors On Lobbying in First UK Chapter Of Latest Getting The Deal Through International Publication

May 1, 2018 - Brexit update for financial services firms 27 April 2018

February 27, 2018 - A UK-EU Customs Union: Half In Or All Out? 

February 5, 2018 - On The Impact Of Brexit For IP Law In The UK, Talk To The Experts On UK Law, Rather Than The Commission Or The EUIPO

January 22, 2018 - Brexit Progress in the EU and the UK

December 11, 2017 -  Brexit: An Overview of the Legal and Operational Implications for the Aviation Industry

December 16, 2016 - Gowling WLG of England: Trade Deal or No Deal - What Implications of BREXIT on Transatlantic Trade? 

September 11, 2017 - Brexit And State Aid - An Update

July, 2016 - PLMJ of Portugal: Consequences for Judicial Proceedings

June 24, 2016 - MinterEllison of Australia: What Brexit Means for the Country

June 24, 2016 - Arendt & Medernach of Luxembourg: Shaping the Future EU/UK Relationship

June 23, 2016 - TozziniFreire of Brazil: Posible Impacts on the Country

June 23, 2016 - PLMJ of Portugal: Consequences for UK Citizens Living and Working in the Country

June 18, 2016 - Locke Lord LLP's Brexit App
Access updates, reactions and analysis. 

January 8, 2016 - Brexit and Dispute Resolution – How Can You Start Preparing Yourself Now?
Britain's decision to leave the European Union poses many unanswered questions. In their recent blog post "Brexit and Dispute Resolution - How Can You Start Preparing Now?", Finnish firm Castrén & Snellman suggests that related risks in drafting agreements can be minimized by including clauses favouring arbitration and applying governing law as that of an EU member state.