Leaving the EU?

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Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House,


Professor Damian Chalmers

Professor Carol Harlow

Dr Jan Komarek

Dr Jo Eric Khushal Murkens


Professor Niamh Moloney

Has the European Union reached the end of the road in the UK? The country has taken on a competence review aimed at deciding exactly what needs to be European and what is best left at - or taken - home. Whatever the outcome of the election in May 2015, the subject of EU renegotiation is unlikely to go away. Lurking in the background is the spectre of an IN/OUT referendum which may become inevitable under the pressure of events. What are the legal implications of any large-scale political movement away from the EU? Can 'Europe' be resisted short of withdrawal? Is withdrawal legally possible? How many of the laws we take for granted are rooted in EU initiatives that would need to be unpicked? What happens to Scotland and the rest of the non-English UK?

Damian Chalmers is Professor of European Law at LSE.

Carol Harlow is Emeritus Professor of Law at LSE.

Jan Komarek is Assistant Professor in European Law at LSE.

Jo Eric Kushal Murkens is Associate Professor of Law at LSE.

Niamh Moloney is a Professor in the Law department at LSE.

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