Our Employment law Partner, Richard Thomas, is featured in Lawyer Monthly's recent article discussing what a 'no deal' for Brexit would mean for the legal world.
Read the full article below.
With every new day showing more signs of a likely “no-deal” at the end of the two-year negotiation period, solicitors and other professionals alike are starting to dread what this deadlock will mean in practice. From a lawyer’s perspective, the absence of any concrete and clear deal could spark legal and jurisdictional chaos across the UK. While we’ll hopefully have a ‘Great Repeal Act’ in force by this point, which would implement all EU legislation into domestic law, many fear that it doesn’t cover all bases. Legal and regulatory gaps could emerge post-Brexit As an example, the EU has established several regulatory bodies (such as the European Aviation Safety Agency and the European Food Safety Agency) that regulate business activities in the UK. What will become of the regulation of such industries in the event of a legislative void?