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A referendum is to be held on 23 June 2016 on the United Kingdom's continued membership of the European Union.  This means that UK citizens will be asked to vote on the following question:

Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the EU or leave?

IN … the UK will remain a member of the EU, based on agreed reform of the EU.

OUT …the UK will cease to be a member of the EU, commonly referred to as Brexit.

This briefing is intended to provide an overview for clients and contacts who are interested in the referendum, including the legal implications should the UK decide to leave the EU.

Please click here to read the briefing in full. 

We will be keeping you up to date over the forthcoming months.  If any of the above content resonates with you or your contacts and you would like to discuss this further, then do get in touch.  

For more information please contact Marie Bates([email protected]; +44(0)20 3375 7525) or your usual contact at the firm on +44 (0)20 3375 7000.

This publication is a general summary of the law. It should not replace legal advice tailored to your specific circumstances.

© Farrer & Co LLP,  March 2016

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