‘Living Apart Together – Is the UK becoming a laboratory for European Private Law?’

“As the UK moves towards more decentralisation of power, and therefore more power to its component legal systems – referring to Welsh, Scots and Northern Ireland law, and more and more Justices in the Supreme Court are also considering how a certain case would have been resolved in their component legal system (such as the possible outcome of an English case in Scots law written by a Scot’s Justice), the UK is fast on track to position itself as a laboratory for European private law. It is no secret that Scots law is greatly distinct from English law in many areas …” (more)

[Bram Akkermans, MEPLI blog, 18 September]

First posted 2015-09-19 07:45:22

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