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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: 24 FEBRUARY 2021

Brexit – Post-transition Q&As for employers

The end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020 has reshaped the landscape for employers. In our updated Q&As publication, we look at the impact for employment law and at considerations…

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Publications: 29 JANUARY 2021

UK Regulation post-Brexit - Adjusting to the landscape for UK equity capital market participants

With the EU and the UK having reached a free trade agreement which sets out a framework for the substantial agreements to be put in place to govern their future relationship and the UK having left the…

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Publications: 01 MARCH 2021

Brexit and dispute resolution clauses: the options for finance parties

The end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020 marked a period of momentous change in the field of private international law, with the UK departing from long standing regimes covering 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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Financial services sector


Summarised here is the key EU and UK legislation impacting the financial services sector, now that the UK has left the European Union.

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Business lines


Here we have analysed the impact of Brexit on business operations in different areas of the law.

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