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3rd February 2021

Brexit and Immigration Law

On 31 December 2020, the Brexit transition period ended and from 1 January 2021, there is no longer any free movement to the UK for European Union (EU)…

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4th January 2021

Brexit: Data Protection update now the transition period has ended

At 11pm on 31st December, the Brexit transition period came to an end. Shortly before this, on 24th December, the UK Government and the EU Commission announced that…

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22nd December 2020

Brexit | Data Protection Update

In our last Brexit data protection insight, we highlighted three main mechanisms through which data flows could continue between the UK and the EU post-Brexit. One of these…

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14th December 2020

The New Points-Based System and “Low Skilled” Immigration

On 1 December 2020, the Government’s new points-based system was introduced and is now open for applications.  Employers will need to hold a Home Office Sponsor Licence to…

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11th December 2020

Brexit: Choice of applicable law

In terms of the parties choice of governing law, even after the implementation period ends on 31st December 2020, the parties ability to rely on applicable/ governing law…

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9th December 2020

Ellisons Financial Planning: Planning in uncertain times

In this insight, Matthew Douglas Limited, our joint venture partner in Ellisons Financial Planning, provide an overview on financial planning in an ever increasingly, uncertain year. Every industry…

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7th December 2020

Brexit: Data Protection

At the end of the transition period, the GDPR will become part of a new body of retained EU law. In addition, some further legislation is proposed which…

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Brexit: General Effect on Commercial Contracts

Generally speaking, Brexit will have a limited impact on English contract law. However, the wider impact on obligations under contracts may be more significant along with parties’ bargaining…

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Brexit: Existing Contracts | Frustration

In uncertain times, and at times where there are significant changes affecting us all (such as Brexit), parties may look to escape their contractual obligations by reason of…

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Brexit: Existing Contacts | Force Majeure and Material Adverse Change

In uncertain times, parties tend to look to force majeure and material adverse change clauses for relief, although such clauses are not always included in contracts. As with…

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