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Can the UK change its mind on Brexit and, if so, how? The fallout from the CJEU ruling in Wightman

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Rhodri Thompson QC
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EU Law

Rhodri Thompson QC has published an article commenting on the recent landmark ruling of the the ECJ in Wightman, finding that the UK retains a unilateral right to withdraw its notification under Article 50 – in particular, he raises question of whether the CJEU leaves room for the possibility that the UK could lawfully revoke before any final decision has been reached as to whether the UK will ultimately leave the EU.  Given this week’s events in Parliament, this is a critical issue that may yet lead to further litigation: see the article here.