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International Trade & Brexit

In today’s global economy, being able to access international markets for your products and/or services is vital.  

Our International Trade group is a multi-disciplinary practice that works with our clients to maximise their international opportunities, helping them successfully navigate what can be a complex framework of international and domestic laws and regulations.  

With over 69 offices across Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the United States, our global network of lawyers are available to assist you in every major international market on international trade matters, including:

  • Brexit, and the possible trade implications of the UK leaving the EU / the single market
  • the interpretation and effect of international trade agreements / treaties 
  • the enforcement of intellectual property rights and seizure of counterfeit goods 
  • trade remedies (anti-dumping, countervailing duty and safeguards measures)
  • the interpretation and effect of double taxation treaties 
  • anti-trust and competition laws
  • customs duties
  • trade disputes / trade litigation
  • anti-corruption laws 
  • Trade Terms, including INCOTERMS

Brexit Strategy Group

As the EU starts negotiating a trade agreement with the UK, our multi-disciplined Brexit Strategy Group can help you navigate the fundamentals of those negotiations and ensure that you are prepared for Brexit either on no deal or WTO terms, including our Commercial Team undertaking risk assessments to mitigate Brexit impacts; our Employment Team advising on relocation issues as businesses move and restructure; our Financial Services Team advising on how to restructure financial products and businesses to ameliorate the potential disruption arising from the end of passporting; and our Litigation & Dispute Management Team advising on the best strategy for dealing with ongoing or contemplated disputes involving a UK counterparty at the end of the transition period.
To find out more about Eversheds Sutherland Ireland's Brexit offering, please visit our Brexit site here.