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Trade lawyers needed!

14/10/2016

The Prime Minister, Theresa May confirmed during the latest Tory Conference that the UK will begin the formal Brexit negotiation process by the end of March 2017.

Now the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) is being forced to open up its panel to seek expert legal advice on negotiating trade deals. Expertise in trade law is a skill set that has diminished and it will be interesting to see how or where we find these "expert" trade lawyers. 

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The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) has been forced to open up its panel to major UK law firms as it seeks expert legal advice on negotiating trade deals in the wake of the Brexit vote

https://www.thelawyer.com/foreign-office-legal-bills-skyrocket-turns-leading-firms-brexit-trade-deals/