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Preparing for Brexit—Theresa May’s plan for a global Britain

Preparing for Brexit—Theresa May’s plan for a global Britain
Published on: 26 January 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Preparing for Brexit—Theresa May’s plan for a global Britain
  • What were the main legal points in Theresa May’s plan for Britain? Were there notable omissions from the speech?
  • What has the reaction been, in the UK and EU27?
  • Which points should lawyers be paying closest attention to?
  • Has the speech delivered the legal clarity hoped for?
  • Any further thoughts on what this means for Brexit and its timetable?

Article summary

Public Law analysis: With observers and markets having both anticipated and now corrected in the preamble and wake of the Prime Minister’s Brexit speech, does the announced ‘Plan for Britain’ provide the clarity that was promised? Financial services lawyer Ciarán McGonagle outlines a welcome reaction to acceptance of a phased implementation process, but suggests question marks will still hang over key issues including payments on existing liabilities and the rights of EU citizens to remain in the UK. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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