The Brexit effect on European judgments and jurisdiction
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Sara Ibrahim
Sara Ibrahim is a barrister specialising in employment and discrimination law at
3 Hare Court Chambers
Hannah Fry
Hannah Fry is a barrister specialising in commercial, civil, and public law at
3 Hare Court Chambers


Brexit has reshaped the landscape for both employers and employees. The transition period ended on 31 December 2020, at a time when the covid-19 pandemic brought questions on the future of the workplace and the relationship between employer and employee to the forefront. How has Brexit affected the status of Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) judgments and jurisdiction and what are the practical implications for employers and employees?

Pre-Brexit CJEU judgments