What might Brexit mean for dispute resolution lawyers?

What might Brexit mean for dispute resolution lawyers?
Brexit coverOn 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 three mini-reports listed below.



1) What the EU Referendum means for arbitration lawyers

Jayne Bentham, partner in the international arbitration group at Simmons & Simmons, explains that arbitration law and practice is unlikely to be adversely affected, provided the UK remains sufficiently attractive to international business.

2) What the EU Referendum means for dispute resolution lawyers

Oliver Browne and Philip Clifford, both partners at Latham & Watkins, look at the possible impact of the referendum on dispute resolution lawyers and their clients.

3) Brexit - the impact on case law and legislation

An interview with Tim Eicke QC, a leading public and EU law advocate at Essex Court Chambers considering:

  • What would an exit from the EU mean for domestic law?
  • What effect would it have on legislation?
  • What effect would it have on case law?
  • How would the government cope with the immediate
    uncertainty over legislation and case law?
  • Are there any areas of the law that would be particularly


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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.