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05 March 2019

Society hosts important Brexit Planning Event

The United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union and the issues arising for the legal profession were the focus of a special event taking place at Law Society House in Belfast this week.

The event entitled ‘Planning for Brexit’ had been organised by the Law Society of Northern Ireland and it provided a platform for discussion on important issues including civil justice co-operation post Brexit as well ‘no deal’ planning issues.

Those attending had the opportunity to hear from a number of key note speakers including:

Jenny Pickrell, Head of EU & Trade Legal Services Policy at the Ministry of Justice in London

Laurene McAlpine, (Deputy Director, Civil Justice Policy, Department of Justice, Northern Ireland)

Jo Wilson, Senior Brexit Lawyer, (Department of Justice, Northern Ireland, Legal Team)

Michael Foster, (DOF, Head of Civil Law Reform Division, Departmental Solicitors’ Office)

Dr Frank Geddis, (Head of Research and Governance, Law Society of Northern Ireland)



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