What might Brexit mean for banking and finance lawyers?

What might Brexit mean for banking and finance lawyers?

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On Thursday 23rd June 2016, the UK voted to leave the European Union.

In the run-up to the vote, Lexis®Nexis worked with a number of industry experts to cut through the politics and assess the implications for a wide range of legal practice areas, resulting in our comprehensive downloadable report: Continental Shift: Brexit & the Law.

Alternatively, complete the download form included within this post in order to access the four mini-reports listed below.

1) What the EU Referendum means for Banking and Finance lawyers

Michael Thomas, partner at Hogan Lovells, looks at the possible impact of the referendum on financial services and banking lawyers and their clients.

2) EU referendum—Leave, Remain, or Renegotiate?

Kieran Laird, principal associate in the public law and regulation team at Gowling WLG, suggests there is no legal bar to a second referendum, and whether the government chooses to follow the precedents will be purely a matter of politics.

3) The mechanics of leaving the EU

Dr Mario Mendez, senior lecturer at the Queen Mary University of London, and Alexander Türk, professor of law at the Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London, examine the procedural requirements and implications if the UK decides to leave the EU.

4) EU Referendum - implications on constitution and practice

Neil Parpworth, principal law lecturer at Leicester De Montfort Law School specialising in constitutional and administrative law, considers what a vote to leave the EU would mean in practice.

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About the author:
Mark is one of the Dispute Resolution blog’s technical editors. He qualified as a lawyer in Australia and worked in private practice before joining LexisNexis. In addition to contributing to the Dispute Resolution blog, he also writes for a number of LexisNexis blogs, including the Future of Law blog.