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Brexit - a possible UK exit from the EU
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 30 2015

In the UK, the General Election is a few days away and with it is the prospect of a Referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union (EU) by


UK exit from the EU: sector by sector - disputes
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 10 2015

As parties assess changes in the legal, economic and regulatory landscape caused by the exit, and the costs and other implications on their



High Court decision shows difficulty of challenging changes to Government policy
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 4 2014

In the recent case of Solar Century Holdings Limited & Others ("Solar") v Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change ("DECC") 2014 EWHC 3677


UK Government plan to replace the English Human Rights Act with a British Bill of Rights
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 26 2015

After winning an outright majority at the general election, the new UK Government is pressing ahead with its manifesto promise to "scrap the Human


High Court highly critical of claimant’s costs budget
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 10 2015

The court has criticised the claimant's costs budget in a construction claim as "unreliable, disproportionate and unreasonable" and has set new


General Counsel Update - November 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, European Union, Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • November 24 2016

The outcome of the June 2016 Brexit referendum raised many significant questions of concern to business. We began our Brexit analysis 18 months before


Budget 2015 - no great surprises but a few disappointing features
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 19 2015

Yesterday, the Chancellor of the Exchequer handed down his final Budget before the UK's general election in May. It was a Budget with no great


Advocate General issues opinion that the EU does not have exclusive competence to conclude the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • December 22 2016

In an opinion issued on 21 December 2016, EU Advocate General Eleanor Sharpston QC has concluded that the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUSFTA


Court of Appeal warns against "ex post facto justification" in judicial review proceedings
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 27 2016

In Andrew Jedwell v (1) Denbighshire County Council (2) DH (3) Jones 2015 EWCA Civ 1232 the Court of Appeal found that the Council had breached its