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Cross-border civil and commercial legal cases after Brexit: guidance for legal professionals

Guidance for legal professionals on applicable law and on jurisdiction and recognition and enforcement of judgments in cross-border civil and commercial legal cases after Brexit.

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The UK will leave the EU on 31 October. This page tells you how to prepare for Brexit. It will be updated if anything changes, including if a deal is agreed.

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This guidance is provided for the information of legal practitioners involved in cross-border civil and commercial cases in the event that the UK leaves the EU without a deal. It is not legal advice. It is not a complete statement of the law.

Practitioners should be aware that they may need to consider judgments from both the UK courts and judgments from the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) where relevant, in line with the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. This information is only relevant to a no-deal Brexit.

Members of the public and businesses involved in cross-border civil and commercial cases may need to seek local legal advice.

Published 29 March 2019