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What you need to know before buying property in Ireland

What you need to know before buying property in Ireland

27 February 2019

With less than two months to go before the UK is scheduled to leave the EU, many Northern Ireland residents and businesses are considering setting up a base in Ireland...

Author: Oliver Tighe
Practice Area: Real Estate
Sector: Brexit

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No Deal Brexit – Concern expressed whether trading on WTO rules will be possible…

No Deal Brexit – Concern expressed whether trading on WTO rules will be possible…

25 January 2019

With time marching on and the prospect of a No Deal Brexit looking increasingly possible, the House of Lords appears to have hindered the UK’s ability to move towards trading...

Author: Niamh Magee
Sector: Brexit

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Brexit: The “Meaningful Vote”

Brexit: The “Meaningful Vote”

15 January 2019

By this evening the House of Commons will have closed its debate on the EU Withdrawal Agreement in its current form. This will conclude with an all-important “meaningful vote” on...

Author: Stuart Anderson
Practice Area: Governance, Risk and Compliance
Sector: Brexit

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Companies should be analysing risk in their contracts while uncertainty remains over UK exit deal, says Carson McDowell

Companies should be analysing risk in their contracts while uncertainty remains over UK exit deal, says Carson McDowell

29 November 2018

Businesses should expect to see an increase in Brexit related clauses being inserted into new commercial contracts in coming months and should be actively assessing potential Brexit risks in their...

Practice Area: Commercial Law
Sector: Brexit

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Almost 70 per cent of Northern Ireland Businesses unsure what opportunities Brexit will bring

Almost 70 per cent of Northern Ireland Businesses unsure what opportunities Brexit will bring

08 May 2018

With less than a year to go until the UK formally leaves the EU, almost 70 per cent of Northern Ireland businesses are unsure what opportunities Brexit will bring, according...

Author: Michael Johnston
Sector: Brexit

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Passport Procurement - What Next?

Passport Procurement - What Next?

16 April 2018

A complaint regarding the Home Office’s decision to award a £490 million contract for UK passport production to Netherlands based company Gemalto, has raised some interesting questions about the potential...

Author: Kerry Teahan
Practice Area: EU and Competition, Procurement Law
Sector: Brexit

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NI uniquely positioned in UK to attract foreign investment post-Brexit

NI uniquely positioned in UK to attract foreign investment post-Brexit

10 November 2016

Northern Ireland remains in the strongest position of any part of the UK – outside London – to secure Foreign Direct Investment following the referendum to leave the EU, according...

Practice Area: Corporate - M&A
Sector: Brexit

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Brexit – Implications for those with EU Trade Marks

Brexit – Implications for those with EU Trade Marks

11 October 2016

One of the many potential consequences of Brexit is the impact it could have on trade mark protection in the UK. ...

Author: Dawn McKnight
Practice Area: Commercial Law, EU and Competition, Intellectual Property
Sector: Brexit, Food and Agriculture

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The Brave New World of Brexit

The Brave New World of Brexit

27 September 2016

The Brave New World of Brexit: A guide to the legal implications for your business In the referendum on 23 June 2016, UK voters decided to leave the European Union...

Sector: Brexit

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BREXIT: What's going to change?

BREXIT: What's going to change?

23 August 2016

It is clear by now that the next few years will bring a degree of uncertainty for businesses in Northern Ireland, and indeed the rest of the UK,...

Practice Area: EU and Competition
Sector: Brexit

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