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The final outcome of the Brexit is unclear, but there is no doubt that it will have consequences that will be felt in international trade relations. Suppose you supply goods or services to the United Kingdom. Or you are about to enter into a partnership with a foreign company. In international trade contracts, parties often opt for the application of English law and the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts, regardless of whether the parties are actually established in the United Kingdom. The Brexit has potential implications for disputes arising over the terms of such contracts and the resolution of those disputes.

Joanne Says of Ashfords LLP and Cyriel Heuts, a legal assistant at Boels Zanders, wrote an article on this topic (published in the February edition of Advoc Gazette). You can read this article here. Do you have any questions after reading, or would you like more information? Then please contact Cyriel Heuts, he will be happy to assist you.

2 March 2017