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Post-Brexit Options for the UK: New Legal Analysis

The UK is experiencing a crisis on many levels – economic, political and constitutional – as it faces up to the implications of Brexit.
When Nov 16, 2018
from 09:30 AM to 05:00 PM
Where Peterhouse, Cambridge
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Since June 2016 there has been much speculation on the likely effects of Brexit, but a failure to focus on the institutional detail of different scenarios. At this event we will bring to bear the latest legal research on the implications of Brexit for trade, competition and regulation; the UK’s devolution settlement; and its constitution. There will also be a discussion of options around a second Brexit referendum. 

 9.30-11.00 

Public Opinion and a Second Referendum 

Charlene Rohr, RAND Europe 

David Howarth, University of Cambridge 

Jacob Eisler, University of Southampton 

11.00 REFRESHMENTS 

11.30-13.00 Trade, Competition and Regulation 

Albertina Albors-Llorens, University of Cambridge 

Simon Deakin, University of Cambridge 

Michael Waibel, University of Cambridge 

13.00 LUNCH 

14.00-15.30 Constitution 

Catherine Barnard, University of Cambridge 

Martin Steinfeld, University of Cambridge 

Alison Young, University of Cambridge 

15.30 REFRESHMENTS 

16.00-17.30 Devolution 

Elisabeth Jones, National Assembly for Wales 

Julian Ghosh QC, University of Cambridge 

James Wolffe QC, Lord Advocate for Scotland 

Location

The Theatre, Peterhouse, Cambridge CB2 1RD

Registration

To reserve a place please email Carolyn Twigg () asap and in any event not later than Thursday 8 November 2018

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