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U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson

“It feels like we have been in election mode for months, so it is good that an election will be held,” says Macfarlanes senior partner-elect, Sebastian Prichard Jones, commenting on the upcoming U.K. general election, which is set to take place on December 12.

His view reflects a wider swell of opinion among U.K. lawyers regarding a third election in four years that will pit the Conservative party, led by current prime minister Boris Johnson, against the incumbent opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, while other parties such as the Liberal Democrats and the Brexit Party vie for a larger share of the electorate vote.

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Simon Lock

Simon joined Legal Week in June 2019 after finishing his degree at City, University of London. His areas of focus are legal tech, insurance, and intellectual property. [email protected]

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