A further seminar to inform barristers with an EU facing cross-border practice.

The seminar took place online on 7 January 2021. Watch the full session video, view the agenda and speaker details and read our related EU transition FAQ documents below.

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7 January 2021, 17:00 - 18:00
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EU transition seminar

Preparing for the end of transition: cross-border practice issues

Read the seminar guidance notes

EU transition FAQs

Read the Bar Council's EU transition FAQs and visit the Brexit and the UK’s relationship with the EU page for more information:

Part 1: Practice Rights

Part 2: Case Management

Part3: Civil Justice cooperation

Part 4: Study and career choices

Seminar speakers and agenda

Hugh Mercer QC, Chair of the Bar Council's Future Relationship Working Group

Adrian Berry, Member of the FRWG and International Committee, immigration specialist
Kyri Kyriacou, Head of Mobility, Migration and Asia & Middle-East Market Liberalisation Legal Services Trade Policy, Ministry of Justice

Topics covered

  • Short-term business visits to EU states
  • Court hearings, arbitrations, and advisory work
  • Collecting fees from clients based overseas
  • Visa requirements
  • Frontier working under the Withdrawal Agreement
  • Longer visits as independent professionals 
  • Establishment and residency 
  • Practice in relation to the Republic of Ireland 
  • Health insurance



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