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This Brexit Series event took place at the Law Society of Northern Ireland in Belfast. The seminar addressed the implications of Brexit for EU Citizens in Northern Ireland, a topic that has dominated public discourse as one of the three preliminary issues for discussion in Brexit negotiations.  The conference offered a timely analysis of the current state of play in those negotiations and the legal issues that would be teased out in the months following.

The event took place from 2-5pm with registration commencing at 1.30pm.

Panellists for this event included

The Hon. Mr Justice Adrian Colton – High Court of Northern Ireland – Chair

Fergal O’Regan – Head of Unit, Office of the European Ombudsman – The options for protecting the rights of EU citizens post-Brexit

Dr. Aoife O’Donoghue – Durham Law School, Durham University – Northern Ireland, Brexit and a Brave New World of International Law

Michael Lynn SC – Law Library of Ireland, Dublin – Derived and retained rights

Fionnuala Connolly BL – Bar Library of Northern Ireland, Belfast – Expulsions of EU citizens post-Brexit