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CONTRACTS: Brexit-proofed?

26 May 2017  

Jamie Swan provides a practical guide to safeguarding construction contracts after Brexit

Since the referendum of June 2016 called for an end to the UK’s membership of the EU, questions as to how so-called ‘Brexit’ will affect the construction sector have been raised and speculation rife. Now that Article 50 has been triggered and the negotiation period has commenced, we are still none the wiser as to what an ex-EU UK will look like. While nothing is certain at this stage we can however start to consider the potential implications that a move away from EU legislation and regulations will have on the construction industry.