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Brexit and Scotland: implications for law and government

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Brexit and Scotland: implications for law and government


Sir David Edward, QC, former Judge of the Court of Justice of the European Union The constitutional requirements for Brexit: EU, UK & Scotland.

Joanna Cherry QC, SNP Shadow Justice & Home Affairs spokesperson Future relations between Scotland and the EU

Aidan O’Neill QC Relevance of dispute resolution mechanisms and international agreements after Brexit.

Professor Eleanor Spaventa, Durham European Law Institute, Durham University EU citizens in Scotland before and after Brexit.

Professor Drew Scott, Europa Institute, Edinburgh University The Brexit negotiation process: the key decisions and institutions

David Martin, MEP European perspective on Brexit, and on Scotland’s place in Europe.

Kirsty Hughes, Director, Scottish Centre on European Relations Prospects for the Brexit talks and outcomes - EU27, UK and Scottish outlooks

Kenneth Campbell QC The effect of Brexit on Scottish courts and legal procedure.

Peter Sellar, Advocate Current influence of EU law on UK law and how that may change.

This event is also supported by the Scottish Centre for European Relations.


Mark Lazarowicz, one of the Conference organisers, said:

The UK Government has now pulled the Article 50 trigger to give formal notification of ‘Brexit’ to the EU. It is expected that the EU will give an indication of its response to the UK’s initial negotiating stance shortly afterwards. As a result, in the next few weeks we are likely to get more indications of the type of relationship that the UK, including Scotland, might have with Europe after ‘Brexit’.

This major conference will therefore take place at a time when the possible consequences of ‘Brexit’ for the legal system, legislation, and government in Scotland are beginning to become clearer. It will look at how the Brexit negotiations with the EU are likely to develop, and the likely outcomes of those negotiations.

This conference will be a unique opportunity to hear from some of the leading experts on what Brexit will mean for Scotland.”

Cost is £125 plus VAT and booking fee.

Early bird before 12 May £99 plus VAT and booking fee.

Students, trainees and devils cost is £50 plus VAT and booking fee.

Lunch is included.

6 hours cpd.


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