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A border citizen in Northern Ireland has appealed to the Court of Appeal against a decision to refuse leave for a full hearing by way of judicial review before the High Court in Belfast. The applicant is appealing a decision by the senior judicial review judge not to adjudicate on whether the Prime

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Employment rights enshrined in EU law are set to be scrapped in the UK following Brexit, according to reports. Business leaders have been "sounded out" on plans to do away with the likes of the EU Working Time Directive, FT said this morning.

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A new category of membership has been created for the UK to preserve its standing in the Council of European Bars and Law Societies (CCBE) after the end of the Brexit transition period. Fears that the UK delegation would be relegated to a lower status have been allayed with the announcement of 'affi

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McCann FitzGerald partners Karyn Harty and Catherine Derrig reflect on Ireland's unique opportunity as the only English-speaking common law country in the EU. Ireland is well placed to capitalise on the uncertainty caused by Brexit to become a destination of choice for complex international litigati

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Pinsent Masons partners Ann Henry and Jim Cormack QC address how UK-Ireland trade disputes will work following the end of the transition period and how vital this is for many companies. Brexit as an event will cause disputes related to trade between the UK and Ireland, and the Brexit process will ma

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The Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC) and the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland (ECNI) have taken on new roles overseeing the UK government's commitment to protecting equality and human rights in Northern Ireland after Brexit. The government committed in the Northern Ireland Pr

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The UK government has backed down on its threat to breach international law in respect of the Northern Ireland part of the Brexit deal after reaching an agreement with the EU. The government has now agreed to withdraw clauses 44, 45 and 47 of the UK Internal Market Bill, which it had previously admi

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Independent UK law firm Burges Salmon has announced the launch of a new Dublin office from which its intellectual property practice will continue its EU trade mark offering after the end of the Brexit transition period. The firm has appointed experienced trade mark attorneys Louise Carey and Alison

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Professor Dagmar Schiek has been appointed as the Synnott Family Chair in European Union Law at University College Cork (UCC). The role was created following a €1 million donation from New York lawyer and UCC alumnus Aidan Synnott in 2019, which will also facilitate the creation of a Centre in

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The UK government regards devolution as an "inconvenience", which can "simply be ignored" when deemed appropriate, Lord Hope of Craighead has said. His comments came before the government suffered a defeat over the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill when peers in the House of Lords voted

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Human rights organisations have urged US president-elect Joe Biden to help protect the Good Friday Agreement as the UK reaches the end of the Brexit transition period. A briefing paper signed by 14 organisations north and south of the border was sent to Biden's transition team, in particular to thos

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Proposed restrictions on post-Brexit VAT refunds for goods purchased in Ireland by visitors from Great Britain are set to be relaxed in a bid to support Irish retailers. Legislation currently being considered by the Oireachtas would have allowed visitors from Great Britain, after the UK becomes a "t

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Thousands of "Brexit refugee" solicitors based in England and Wales who have enrolled in Ireland since 2016 will be denied practising certificates, the Law Society of Ireland has said. Nearly 4,000 solicitors in England and Wales have joined the Irish roll since the EU referendum, apparently in a bi

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A fresh legal challenge will see judges in Belfast asked to rule on whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted in bad faith and for improper purpose in relation to Brexit. An anonymous litigant is seeking a declaration that the prime minister's decision to sign the Withdrawal Agreement and Northern

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