European Union

11KBW has established a leading profile in the field of EU law, building on our pre-eminence in the fields of public and administrative law, employment law and procurement law.

We advise and represent all parties, both in the public and private sectors, in both domestic proceedings and proceedings before the Court of Justice.

We regularly act in references to the Court of Justice of the European Union, as well as in the UK courts and tribunals when EU law issues arise – for instance in judicial review claims, tax and social security tribunals, employment tribunals and damages actions.

We have a detailed understanding of the case law and procedures of the Luxembourg Courts, as well as the domestic application of European law. Our members include former référendaires at the Court of Justice and authors of leading academic and practitioner works in the field.

OUR EXPERTISE

Recent Cases
  • Clive Sheldon QC and Tom Cross in landmark Supreme Court human rights case

    In brief: Supreme Court decides not to follow a decision of the European Court of Human Rights because its reasons are unsatisfactory This is a rare and arguably uniq...

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  • High Court has today handed down judgment in R (Miller) and others v Secretary of State for Leaving the European Union

    “The High Court has today handed down judgment in R (Miller) and others v Secretary of State for Leaving the European Union. It decided that the Crown prerogative did not p...

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  • Jason Coppel Q.C. and Tom Cross defend Brexit challenge

    Jason Coppel Q.C. and Tom Cross are instructed to act for the Government in claims arguing that the UK is not able to trigger the UK’s withdrawal fro...

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Articles
  • The Legal Mechanics of Brexit by Peter Oldham QC

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  • The EU Charter and employment law

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  • EU Public Procurement and State aid: recent key developments

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