Infrastructure is one of the UK’s most vital sectors and, like all other considerations surrounding the consequences of the vote to leave the European Union, lies in a state of uncertainty. EU investment to UK infrastructure has been significant since membership began – including a huge £16 billion over the past three years alone – and would no doubt be a big loss to the UK if it were to be withdrawn completely. Generally, most commentators agree that one certainty following Brexit is a delay to the completion of a number of projects and the security of further funding, while the most crucial factor to address is the form of trade agreement to be negotiated. Robin Baillie, Stefanie Atchinson and Lydia Taylor evaluate such consequences and possibilities in our most recent article “EU Referendum: Brexit and the Impact on UK Infrastructure”, while attempting to explain the possible legal ramifications that the country may face in due course.

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