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Wolchover – The missing mandate

Over the past several months a number of attempts have been made to stop Brexit using a legal challenge. They have all relied on aspects of David Wolchover’s comprehensive article:  “False Mantra of the “People’s Will” – The Case of … Continue reading

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CJEU Advocate General agrees with the Three Knights Opinion – UK can unilaterally revoke Art. 50

Last winter, following our successful challenge to the Government’s intention to use Royal Prerogative to trigger Article 50, we commissioned an opinion on whether an Article 50 notification could be unilaterally revoked. That opinion, now referred to as the Three … Continue reading

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Three Knights Opinion to be tested in the Scottish Courts

In another victory for Parliamentary sovereignty, a panel of judges in Scotland’s highest court allowed that the question of whether an Article 50 notification is revocable should be heard in a Scottish court. In handing down the ruling, the Lord … Continue reading

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Do we know where the UK is heading?

As we start another month on the road from the referendum to the date that the UK is supposed to leave the EU, are things any clearer? The answer to that is a pretty unequivocal “Maybe!” It’s not just May, … Continue reading

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Brexit minister apologises to peers for saying article 50 cannot be revoked

Lord Callanan, who was appointed a Brexit minister last month to replace Lady Anelay, who stood down for health reasons, has just apologised in the House of Lords for telling peers last week that article 50 could not be revoked. Asked a … Continue reading

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Deciding which legal challenges are viable and will make a difference.

We are frequently asked how to decide whether to initiate or support a particular legal challenge. It is not a scientific process leading to an inevitable, indisputable decision, but there are some guidelines that we use based on the experience … Continue reading

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Parliament set to tell Theresa May it is not for her to decide What is Best for the UK?

According to some, Parliament is set to send a message to Theresa May and her government that it is for Parliament to decide what the outcome will be of the decision for the UK to leave the EU. Despite the … Continue reading

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