Brexit: the next legal steps on the road out of Europe.

Mr. Colin Murray on The Conversation discussing the legal steps for the UK to convert the Brexit vote into a new relationship with the EU.

In legal terms nothing has happened – at least not yet – in Britain’s departure from the EU. The referendum result that 51.9% believe the UK should leave the EU is advisory, and does not change the fact, as the prime minister, David Cameron, acknowledged on the steps of Downing Street on June 24, all of the UK’s obligations under EU law continue in force as they did before a vote was cast.

But as the UK government confronts the reality of the public’s decision to back Brexit, they face formidable difficulties in how to convert that vote into a new relationship with Europe.

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