‘Countdown to the Referendum’ is a series of free downloadable articles by Matrix that will explore a number of legal topics surrounding the UK referendum on 23 June 2016. Over the coming weeks, our experts at Matrix will cover the legal enforceability of the recent EU settlement, election law issues and the referendum process, claims of EU “over-regulation”, how Brexit will impact Scotland, and immigration and security issues. Authors will include Nick Armstrong, Claire Darwin, Sir Paul Jenkins QC (Hon), Gavin Millar QC, Aidan O’Neill QC, Nick Randall QC, Mark Summers QC, Rhodri Thompson QC, Professor Takis Tridimas and Angeline Welsh.
This week, Sir Paul Jenkins KCB QC (Hon) looks at the aftermath of a decision on 23 June that the UK should leave the EU. He considers some of the immediate steps necessary if we were to leave, and examines article 50 of the Treaty on European Union in particular. You can download this week’s article here.
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