Tag: EU

Supreme Court rules Employment Tribunal fees unlawful

The Supreme Court yesterday has allowed an appeal by Unison, holding that the current Employment Tribunal fees regime is unlawful, contrary to EU law and indirectly discriminatory. It found that the current fees regime had the effect of preventing the access to justice. In addition, it found that it was indirectly discriminatory towards women as …

“Won’t you stay another day?” : Supreme Court hands MPs vote to start Brexit process  

R (MILLER) V SECRETARY OF STATE FOR EXITING THE EUROPEAN UNION Gordon Nardell QC andTom Leary examine the Supreme Court’s judgment in Miller [2017] UKSC 5 and ask where it leaves the Crown’s prerogative power to conduct foreign affairs Forget the experts.With William Hill offering odds of 5/2 (a 28% chance) on the Government winning …

BREXIT Untangled: Expatriate Services Report Provides Reference Tool for Those Looking Beyond the UK following BREXIT

A new Expatriate Services report is available from Sherrards Solicitors’ international alliance (Alliott Group) for businesses and individuals looking at life beyond the UK, following BREXIT. The report, published by Alliott Group, a leading international alliance of professional services firms, in which Sherrards Solicitors LLP is the local affiliated member in London, UK, covers 29 …

BREXIT Untangled: How does Britain exit the EU and what happens next?

If you are a little confused as to what’s happening following the referendum this article explores some of the issues arising from Britain’s referendum result in support of BREXIT including the mechanics of leaving the EU, whether Britain has to leave the EU and some thoughts on planning for the future. In an unprecedented move …

The impact of Brexit on commercial contracts

Despite the fact there are a number of different models and projections in relation to the UK’s position vis-a-vis the EU, there is no doubt that the next few years will be a period of legal uncertainty on interpretation of contracts.  To prepare for such uncertainty, businesses are well advised to begin analysing their key commercial …

“I think I’d better leave right now”: Brexit and the prerogative power 

R (MILLER) V SECRETARY OF STATE FOR EXITING THE EUROPEAN UNION In this briefing, Tom Leary considers the Divisional Court’s recent Brexit judgment on the government’s power to give notice under Article 50 of the TEU for the United Kingdom to cease membership of the EU The prerogative powers The prerogative powers are the residual …