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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

Stress Testing the UK Constitution – Part II

Last week, the European Court of Justice heard the arguments in the Article 50 Brexit case. I shared my thoughts on how, in times of upheaval a country’s constitution is stress tested, and the important role of the courts comes to the forefront, see here. This morning, the Court’s Advocate General, an eminent Spanish lawyer called Manuel Campos Sánchez-Bordona, published his “Opinion” in the case.

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English law thrives in the Energy arena

Oil and Gas is a truly international industry. Companies who also tend to be global, can have operations spanning multiple jurisdictions. Something that is a constant factor throughout, is the high degree to which these companies and regulating authorities prefer English law, which in turn generates business for UK law firms.

This is mirrored in the renewables sector, where the UK is currently exporting its renewable energy expertise across the globe.

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ChrisA

Stress Testing the UK Constitution

The intensity of the debate over Brexit has caused me to reflect on how in times of upheaval a country’s constitution is stress tested, and the important role of the courts comes to the forefront. 

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Burness admin