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The latest on Brexit

This training goes through the major issues of which businesses need to be aware in order to plan and prepare for post-Brexit life.

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  • Format: Bespoke training
  • CPD: 1 hours for your records (depending on your requirements)
  • Certificate of completion


This session covers a range of Brexit topics from intellectual property and data law to financial services, trading and tariffs, state and competition (anti-trust) policies, environmental and labour protection policies, fisheries policies, the role of the European Court of Justice, criminal matters, tax policies, Gibraltar, legal clauses in contracts – and more. It’s a must for anyone not wanting to be left behind on the (second) biggest event of the year!

Mark Weston is a leading commercial lawyer and expert on Brexit having advised numerous business small, medium and large. He is the Head of the large commercial law team at Hill Dickinson LLP and has 30 years’ experience in advising business.

One key benefit of the session is, time permitting, the ability to ask him particular issues that may affect you and your business.

Benefits of this programme

During this course you will:

  • Learn about the things people most get wrong about Brexit
  • Understand how it affects your business – root and branch
  • Get-to-grips with some of nuances of the law – and the forthcoming planning
  • Consider how Brexit myths may apply to you and the business you work for
  • Get up-to-date with an in-depth knowledge of the latest issues and political positions
  • Understand the pitfalls – and how to avoid them

Who is this programme for?

This programme has been specifically designed for those who deal with business in any way:

  • In-house lawyers
  • Private practice lawyers
  • Compliance officers
  • Company secretaries
  • Board members
  • HR professionals
  • Marketing professionals
  • Anyone who uses or possesses personal data

Topics covered:

  • What is the UK?
  • What is the EU?
  • What did it mean for the UK to be a part of the EU?
  • Has the UK left the EU?
  • What happened on 31 January 2020?
  •  What is the effect on:
    • EU and UK intellectual property
    • EU and UK data law
    • EU and UK financial services
    • Trading and tariffs
    • State and competition (anti-trust) policies
    • Environmental and labour protection policies
    • Fisheries policies
    • The role of the European Court of Justice
    • Cooperation on criminal matters
    • Tax policies
    • Gibraltar
    • Legal clauses in contracts
  • What will happen on 31 December 2020?
  • Questions

Mark Weston

Mark Weston is a Partner at Hill Dickinson LLP where he is Head of Information Technology, Intellectual Property and Commercial. His practice covers all areas of commercial law and he has a wealth of industry experience having worked in-house at Hewlett Packard. He regularly appears on BBC1 and Sky News as a legal commentator.

More details

We don't have any currently scheduled dates for this course but we can customise it to your requirements and deliver it on an in-house basis for any number of your staff or colleagues.

See below or contact us to discuss your requirements.


  • Buhler UK
  • Buhler UK Ltd.

Multiple colleagues?
Talk to one of our training experts to discuss how to:

Run this course conveniently and cost-effectively in-house for your staff and colleagues

Aleksandra BEER
Training expert

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