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Month: January 2017

Brexit round-up – week commencing 23 Jan 2017

Matrix’s Legal Support Service provides a weekly round-up of Brexit-related links and news. Brexit and the UK constitution By a majority of 8-3, the Supreme Court holds that the Government cannot trigger notice to leave the EU under Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty without Parliament authorising that course by Act of Parliament. On the […]

Brexit round-up – week commencing 16 Jan 2017

Matrix’s Legal Support Service provides a weekly round-up of Brexit-related links and news. Brexit and the UK constitution In her keynote speech, Theresa May confirmed that MPs and peers are to get a vote on the final Brexit deal. She also confirmed that Britain will leave the single market, and backed a “phased process of […]

The Law of Nations Podcast: Episode 4 – Arbitral Appointments

Originally posted on The Law of Nations. Welcome to the fourth episode of The Law of Nations’ podcast series, available to download for free each month. The Law of Nations provides a unique insight into developments in international law. Focused on developments involving the United Kingdom, the podcasts draw on comparative law from around the world. Download […]

Miller and the Flexibility of the UK Constitution by Raj Desai

This article was originally posted on the UK Constitutional Law Association blog.  The Government placed considerable reliance on the flexibility of the UK constitution in its appeal to the Supreme Court in Miller, urging that this flexibility be employed to take full account of the factual and political context of the Brexit referendum in determining […]