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Breaking Down Brexit for Citizens and Businesses

3rd July 2017

Time: 15:00-19:00 (Registration from 14:30)

Venue: Ashurst, Broadgate Quarter, 9 Appold Street, London EC2A 2AP

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In the wake of the UK's vote to withdraw from the European Union, many questions regarding the consequences of Brexit for citizens and businesses have yet to be considered. While there has been extensive debate regarding the residency rights of EU27 citizens and their families the UK and of UK citizens and their families in the EU27 Member States, central issues for UK withdrawal also concern their rights as workers, employers, students, retirees, consumers, etc. Similarly, companies and people engaged in cross-border enterprise face an uncertain future and limitations on their ability to develop and plan business and employment strategies.

The conference aims to provide some needed clarity on the impact of Brexit on the lives of citizens and on businesses, and highlights areas which should be given heightened attention during the withdrawal negotiations.


  • Professor Catherine Barnard, University of Cambridge
  • Dr Robert Black, Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich
  • Dr Joelle Grogan, Middlesex University
  • Dr Erica Howard, Middlesex University
  • Nigel Parr, Ashurst
  • Fizza Qureshi, Migrants' Rights Network
  • Diana Wallis, European Law Institute
  • Professor Philippa Watson, Essex Court Chambers

The conference is jointly organised by BIICL and Middlesex Law School. This conference is funded through the Jean Monnet Chair of EU Public Law held by Professor Laurent Pech, Head of the Law and Politics Department at Middlesex University London.

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With the support of the Jean Monnet programme of the EU

CPD Information

This conference offers the equivalent of 3.5 CPD hours.

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This event is charged at £15 for all attendees.


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