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The U.K. is set to leave the E.U. in March, and the consequences to the legal community here and abroad are expected to be profound. Some law firms are holding out hope for a second vote as negotiations between the U.K. and the E.U. over sovereignty, work and trade, citizenship, civil rights and more are proving unsatisfactory for many. In this Instant Insights, we look at how lawyers are preparing for the upheaval.

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U.K. M&A volumes plummeted by a third during Q3 after the quietest quarter for deal activity since 2012, according to the latest figures from Mergermarket.

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Hannah Roberts

Hannah joined Legal Week in May 2018 after finishing her degree at Kingston University. Her areas of focus are corporate, M&A, private equity and restructuring at UK and City-based US law firms. [email protected]

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