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External resources on Brexit and contracts, data and legal issues

Externally-produced resources providing practical information on how the UK's exit from the EU affects regulatory issues, contracts, commercial relationships and data handling.

Keep your business moving: Video explainers on new rules for doing business with EU

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Suite of on-demand short videos from UK government for businesses on importing, exporting, rules of origin, tariffs, providing services to EU markets, Northern Ireland, data handling, hiring staff, and selling goods. Sector-specific videos also cover chemicals regulations, IP, emissions, waste, and Horizon funding.

Intellectual property after 1 January 2021

Intellectual Property Office

A summary of key changes to UK intellectual property law after the transition period ends, including changes to IP rights such as trade marks, designs, patents and copyright.

Using personal data in your business or other organisation after the transition period


Government guidance on what businesses need to do regarding data protection and data flows with the EU after the end of the transition period. It includes information on receiving personal data from the EU/EEA and already adequate third countries, personal data flows from the UK, personal data provisions in the Withdrawal Agreement, and GDPR.

Brexit-proofing your contracts: a checklist

Travers Smith

Checklist from UK law firm Travers Smith on how to brexit-proof your contracts covering definitions, pricing, compliance, change control, relief events, termination, data protection, governing law and dispute resolution.


Brexit hubs have been established by professional firms, organisations and publications that provide regular updates on the latest steps towards exit from the European Union and the impact on businesses.



International law firm Eversheds offer a range of content on the key issues for businesses, including a series of guides on topics such as contracts and procurement.

Brexit Next: Legal Implications


Analysis, commentary and checklists from CMS Law-Now on the legal implications of a Brexit on businesses operating in, and trading with, the UK.

Brexit SI Tracker


The UK Government is in the process of publishing around 1000 amending statutory instruments (SIs) to ensure that the UK’s laws and regulations will function effectively after the UK exits the EU. This tool, developed by Linklaters, is designed to help businesses identify SIs which could affect the markets they operate in.

Brexit: the legal implications

Simmons and Simmons

Microsite from Simmons & Simmons which offers analysis of the legal consequences of Brexit and its impact on business activities.

New Law Journal

New Law Journal

The New Law Journal's brexit hub offers a mixture of news, opinion and in-depth analysis of the legal developments surrounding the UK's departure from the EU.

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