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What are the implications of Brexit for UK commercial disputes? Will clients stay loyal to English Courts?                     

                                             Brexit

Ed Crosse, a partner at Simmons & Simmons and financial dispute expert, answered these questions at the Annual Bond Solon Expert Witness Conference on Friday 4 November 2016.

"English law is in most commercial agreements and that is our commodity in keeping disputes in the English courts. It is too big a leap to go to France," said Crosse.

"But there is a question [over England and Wales] and on the continent this is seen as an opportunity for them. If we don’t get these agreements with the EU we will see an added layer of complexity."

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This article was first published in The Law Society Gazette on 7 November 2016 and is reproduced by kind permission.

 


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