The Lawyer Quotes Akin Gump Litigation Heads on Brexit and Dispute Resolution

For its article “Future gazing: the world’s new litigation hotspots revealed,” published in conjunction with its Global Litigation 50 survey, The Lawyer quoted Akin Gump litigation practice head Stephen Baldini and London disputes head Mark Dawkins regarding the prospects for dispute resolutions in the era of Brexit.

The Lawyer quoted them as noting, “Following the Brexit result, there is a degree of future uncertainty about the detail of how clients will seek dispute resolution, because much may depend upon trade negotiations. We will see an initial boom for lawyers working for the government on treaty negotiations and advising on business about law changes.  But in the long term, we could see money and court time being wasted on disputes over whether a case should be heard in a EU country or the UK. At present this does not happen due to the treaties in place which were made over the past three decades.”

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