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10 Days, 10 Issues - Countdown to the Brexit Referendum

Event Details

Time: 16:00-19:00 followed by a drinks reception

Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP

This event will look at various important topics dominating the Brexit debate. Speakers will assess the advantages, disadvantages and risks linked with a Brexit in the areas of Constitutional Arrangements, Foreign Relations, Trade, Agriculture, Immigration, Free Movement of Persons, Consumer Rights, Civil Justice, Financial Services and Human Rights.

A summary of the conference is now available.

Panel 1:


  • Philip Stephens, Financial Times


  • Constitutional Arrangements (Professor Sionaidh Douglas-Scott, Queen Mary University of London)
  • Foreign Relations (Professor Piet Eeckhout, UCL)
  • Trade (Thomas Sebastian, Monckton Chambers)
  • Agriculture (Oliver Savory, National Farmers Union)
  • Immigration (Professor Elspeth Guild, Kingsley Napley and University of Nijmegen)

Panel 2:


  • Dorothy Livingston, Herbert Smith Freehills


  • Free Movement of Persons (Sophie Barrett-Brown, Laura Devine)
  • Consumer Rights (Professor Christian Twigg-Flesner, University of Hull)
  • Civil Justice (Dr Eva Lein, BIICL)
  • Financial Services (Etay Katz, Allen & Overy)
  • Human Rights (Noreen O'Meara, University of Surrey)

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CPD Accreditation

This event is accredited for 3 CPD hours.

Pricing and Registration

BIICL Members:

  • Individual - £40
  • Full-time Academic - £25
  • Full-time Student - £15


  • Individual - £70
  • Full-time Academic - £45
  • Full-time Student - £25

N.B. The Academic rate also applies to staff of government and non-profit organisations.


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