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Brexit Law - the way ahead

Leading businesses through Brexit and beyond, our Brexit Law pages provide key resources to help identify Brexit-related issues.

Our expert, multi-disciplinary teams are available to advise you on what the end of the transition period means for your business, whether in the UK, another EU country or outside the EU. A list of key contacts can be found here

What Brexit means for your business

After many months of protracted negotiations, a Brexit trade deal has been agreed.  At the time of the UK’s Brexit referendum in 2016, we described Brexit as “the biggest demerger in history”. While the switch to the new free trade agreement may lead to some disruption for businesses and individuals, our lawyers understand the legal and regulatory frameworks that clients will be required to operate in as that demerger becomes effective. We have the expertise, breadth of experience, advanced delivery solutions and geographic footprint to assist clients in understanding the risks and challenges and to make the most of the opportunities that the new relationship between the EU and the UK will offer. Our latest thinking will be updated and posted to this site.

If you have any questions, please get in touch with your usual Allen & Overy contact.

Latest thinking

Publications: 12 JANUARY 2021

Brexit certainty at last? An overview of the new EU-UK trading relationship

Following months of protracted negotiations and coming four and a half years after the UK voted to leave the EU, 24 December 2020 saw the EU and UK finally agree the shape of their future…

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News: 24 DECEMBER 2020

Allen & Overy support for clients in navigating the end of Brexit transition period

After many months of protracted negotiations, a Brexit trade deal has finally been agreed.

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Publications: 21 DECEMBER 2020

The Impact of Brexit on restructuring and insolvency

As Brexit negotiations show no indication of a concrete deal, it is crucial we consider the impacts of a no-deal scenario on the UK’s restructuring and insolvency regime, and its relationship with the…

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Publications: 12 JANUARY 2021

Antitrust and Brexit – where do we stand?

The end of the Brexit transition period at 11pm on 31 December 2020 gives rise to significant changes to the application of antitrust and merger control rules in the UK.

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Sectors


Since the referendum, we have analysed the potential impact of Brexit on a number of different sectors, have drawn up strategies for mitigating Brexit-related risk, and have identified potential sector-based opportunities from around the world.

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Business


Since the referendum, we have analysed the potential impact of Brexit in relation to different areas of law, have drawn up strategies for mitigating Brexit-related risk, and have identified potential opportunities for clients around the world.

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The road to Brexit