Life sciences—Brexit tracker
Life sciences—Brexit tracker

The following Life Sciences practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Life sciences—Brexit tracker
  • Negotiations on the EU-UK relationship from 1 January 2021 and implementation of the Withdrawal Agreement
  • The Political Declaration
  • EU negotiating directives
  • UK approach to negotiations
  • EU and UK draft legal texts
  • The EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement
  • Implementation of the Ireland/Northern Ireland Protocol
  • UK legislation
  • Brexit SIs—commencement
  • More...

This Practice Note is intended to be used to track key developments and guidance related to Brexit in the life sciences sector.

Jump to:

  1. Negotiations on the EU-UK relationship from 1 January 2021 and implementation of the Withdrawal Agreement

  2. UK legislation

  3. Regulatory guidance

  4. UK government policy papers, documents and consultations

  5. UK Parliament inquiries, briefing papers and updates

  6. Industry and independent reports

  7. Relocation of the EMA

For more information and considerations on the key issues that are likely to affect the life sciences sector as a result of Brexit, see Practice Note: Brexit—implications of the Withdrawal Agreement for the life sciences sector.

For an overview and more detailed discussion of the regulation of medicinal products, clinical trials and medical devices after the end of the transition period, see Practice Notes:

  1. What does IP completion day mean for medicinal products?

  2. What does IP completion day mean for clinical trials?

  3. What does IP completion day mean for medical devices?

  4. Post-Brexit transition period—the regulation of medicinal products

  5. Post-Brexit transition period—medical devices

Negotiations on the EU-UK relationship from 1 January 2021 and implementation of the Withdrawal Agreement

The Political Declaration

The Political Declaration, which set out the framework for the future EU-UK relationship, was agreed by the UK and the EU in October 2019. The Political Declaration, which is a non-binding agreement, includes the following key objectives of interest to the life sciences

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