EU Law

Our EU, Competition & Procurement team members have experience advising on all areas of EU law including Brexit and its various challenges. We continue to address a range of international and national clients across most sectors about the implications and complications of Brexit and how the process is unfolding.

Recent experience includes advising:

  • The interpretation and application of EU law (e.g., treaties, regulations, directives)
  • The EU's "four freedoms" - particularly on the free movement of goods and issues arising from parallel trade
  • Potential incompatibility between EU law and national law
  • Ireland's Referendum Commission on each of its EU referendums
  • Preliminary references to, and challenges before, the Court of Justice of the European Union
  • State liability issues relating to the transposition of EU law
  • EU transport law including, in particular, the law relating to shipping, aviation, ports, airports, road transport, railways, competition and State aid
  • EU equality and employment law in particular in relation to the free movement of persons
  • EU pharmaceutical law including labelling requirements and trade issues
  • EU commercial agency issues
  • EU financial services law
  • EU communications law
  • EU energy law
  • EU food, drink and retail law
  • EU human rights law and the European Convention of Human Rights
  • EU agricultural law
  • EU shipping law/EU maritime law