Online CPD – Brexit: implications for business, trade, employment and immigration

  • Date: 10 June 2021
Online CPD – Brexit: implications for business, trade, employment and immigration

In our latest series of online CPD seminars for our Scottish referrals network, Neil Amner, our Brexit and business resilience group lead, discussed the key updates for the most common types of trade, while Paul Brown, our head of immigration, detailed the main changes to immigration and employment law as a result of Brexit.

We discussed:

  • UK-EU Trade & Cooperation Agreement – nature, status and key features
  • Trading with the EU post-Brexit – goods, service and data
  • The Northern Ireland Protocol explained
  • Exporting is great – the wider global picture on UK trade
  • Travel for business or pleasure – 90 in 180 days rule
  • EU settlement scheme
  • The UK’s new immigration system
  • Employment law – Brexit’s impact

Meet our speakers:

Neil Amner, Brexit and business resilience lead

Neil is one of Scotland’s leading transport, environmental and parliamentary lawyers.

His transport practice covers contractual and regulatory aspects of rail (passenger and freight), tram, roads (including freight transport), bus / coach, aviation, ferry and short sea shipping and harbours operational and infrastructure matters, meaning he is perfectly placed to advise on Brexit-related matters.  Neil is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (UK) and a member of the Rail Freight Group, the European Aviation Law Association and is the company secretary and director of the Scottish Maritime Cluster.

He’s a member of the Law Society of Scotland’s Environmental Law Sub-Committee, a board member of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce and he is also a member of its Economic Advisory Group.

Paul Brown, Partner and head of immigration

Paul is head of immigration law at Anderson Strathern and is an active member of our Brexit group. He supports both public and private sector clients, across all sectors, including the Scottish Government, local authorities, higher education institutions, PLCs and SMEs.

He is one of the top immigration lawyers in Scotland and regularly speaks at conferences, writes articles and provides training sessions relating to the topic.

He also advises on wider employment law matters and is an accredited specialist in Employment Law by the Law Society of Scotland. He has been recommended by the Legal 500 guide for some years and is a partner in the team that won Employment Team of the Year at the most recent Scottish Legal Awards in 2019.

Here’s our 2021 schedule:

  • Medical negligence and Personal Injury Trusts – 27 April 2021
  • Brexit: Implications for business, trade, employment and immigration – 10 June 2021
  • Restructuring and insolvency – September 2021
  • 10 top tips for Private Client lawyers to watch for – November 2021

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