UK and Belgian bars sign agreement as concerns mount for the profession in no-deal Brexit

UK and Belgian bars sign agreement as concerns mount for the profession in no-deal Brexit

The Brussels Bar and four other legal professional bodies will lobby the Belgian government to ensure UK lawyers don’t lose their right of audience in the country’s courts in the event of a no-deal Brexit, according to a memorandum of understanding signed this week.

The move comes as a report published today (4 October) stated that a no-deal exit at the end of the month would result in an ‘irreducible amount of legal uncertainty’ that would be bad for both UK business and the rule of law.  Continue reading “UK and Belgian bars sign agreement as concerns mount for the profession in no-deal Brexit”