A question of privilege: an insight into EU privilege for UK lawyers post-Brexit

28.06.2018

One of the more esoteric recurring questions of the post-Brexit legal landscape concerns the future status of UK lawyers before the EU courts and whether their advice on matters of EU law after the United Kingdom ceases to be a Member State of the European Union will still enable their clients to benefit from the protections of legal professional privilege.
Pat Treacy, Sophie Lawrance and Stephen Smith consider the position of the UK as it stands today, what we have done to maintain continued protection for our clients and what we will do to enable us to continue to represent clients before all the EU institutions.
View the article here, where points discussed include: what EU privilege covers, the position for lawyers qualified in one of the UK jurisdictions after March 2019 and 10 points on EU privilege and Brexit.

Pat Treacy

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