Brexit free movement restrictions would ruin Britain’s £26bn legal services industry, country’s top lawyers warn – The Independent

Posted February 2nd, 2017 in brexit, EC law, freedom of movement, legal services, news, select committees, treaties by tracey

‘Britain’s £26bn legal industry is under threat from post-Brexit restrictions to freedom of movement and exit from the single market, the country’s top lawyers have warned. MPs on the Justice Select Committee, who are gathering evidence on the impact of leaving the EU, were told that there would be little left to “salvage” of the successful industry if lawyers were stripped of free movement and lost the right to practise in the EU because of differing regulations.’

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The Independent, 1st February 2017