The date may not be set, but preparations are well underway to start detangling the UK and the EU. From workers' rights to the environment, Richard Thomas looks at the ten laws that might need to be re-written once Brexit takes full effect.
While deadlines and departure dates remain unknown, the UK needs to prepare itself for substantial changes within its legal system when we eventually part ways with the European union. Here, Richard Thomas, employment lawyer and partner at Cardiff and London based firm, Capital Law, shines a light on areas of EU law that might not make it through to the other side of Brexit. General Employment Law There have been mixed signals from the Government about potential changes to employment laws following our departure from the EU. Theresa May (who campaigned to remain in the referendum) has maintained that there won’t be any substantial changes to current laws. But, it’s been widely reported that other cabinet ministers – like Michael Gove and Boris Johnson (who both campaigned to leave) – are more inclined to be ‘flexible’ about potential changes