Brexit Negotiations Series: ‘How To Negotiate A Successful Brexit’

Entry in Oxford Business Law Blog.


Prime Minister Theresa May has promised to make Brexit a success. This will be difficult: the European Union (‘EU’) has brought the United Kingdom (‘UK’) significant economic benefits and prosperity. How can the UK be better off with Brexit? Everything depends on which factors are part of the equation and how they are ranked – Brexit will of course enhance the UK’s political autonomy. But much more is at stake: security, the stability of the UK, (distributive) justice (‘A Country That Works For Everyone’), etc. How precisely shall we assess success or failure?