An independant Scotland? How will it affect lawyers across the UK?

How might an independent Scotland affect lawyers across the UK?

Will a Yes vote fundamentally change the way we work and operate? What will a No vote and a move to ‘Devo Max’ mean in practice? Is there a Plan B?

As the referendum debate gathers pace, we ask a panel of experts to examine the pressing issues and set out how the new post-referendum landscape could affect you and your clients. In this publication we have drawn together a range of articles, first published on Lexis®PSL and Lexis®Library.

What are the potential implications of Scottish independence on the financial services sector in Scotland? Rod MacLeod and Hamish Patrick of Tods Murray LLP consider the issues and say a change in currency - assuming agreement cannot be reached on currency union - would have profound implications.

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For the  full 32-page guide from Lexis®PSL on what lawyers need to know click on: The future of the Union: Lexis®PSL Analysis.

You can also check out top tips from the Lexis®PSL Commercial on what commercial lawyers should be keeping an eye out for now when drafting contracts. (Scottish independence: what commercial lawyers need to know)

Interviewed by Nicola Laver, Jenny Rayner and Helen Redding.

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