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Some legal and constitutional issues of Brexit: The Supreme Court decision and beyond.

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  • Date: Wednesday 29 March 2017, 12:30PM to 29 March 2017, 02:00PM
  • Location: Staff Common Room, Room 236, Level 2 College of Business and Law, Business and Law Building
  • Presented By: Professor Nigel Gravells
  • Ticket: Free

This seminar will examine some of the legal and constitutional issues relating to the United Kingdom’s proposed withdrawal from the European Union, in particular the scope of the Royal Prerogative and its relationship with Parliamentary Sovereignty and the Rule of Law.

It will analyse the decision of the Supreme Court on the role of Parliament in triggering the withdrawal procedure and in the approval of any subsequent withdrawal agreement.

Prof Nigel Gravells is a Professor of English Law, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom (since 1990), Adjunct Professor, University of Canterbury, New Zealand (since 2001, visiting almost every year since 1988), and Martin Flynn Global Law Professor, University of Connecticut (since 2016).

Prof Gravells is also a Deputy Regional Judge, First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber) (since 1997). His research interests focus on property law, landlord and tenant law, copyright law and the constitutional law of the European Union, including issues related to Brexit.

Light lunch from 12.30, please register for catering purposes.

More information

Deb Parr

ext. 93598

debra.parr@canterbury.ac.nz

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