Brexit two years later: updates from the UK and the EU

Thursday 30 March 2023 at 6:00 pm

Location of the event

23, Place Carnot - Amphi K101 -


This conference is intended to give a perspective of some of the political, social, cultural and economic impacts of Brexit.

Short updates will be given on the different directions taken by Brexit in the UK since 2020, particularly Northern Ireland, Scotland and England.

The special situation of the island of Ireland, and impacts in other EU countries will be mentioned. Time will be allowed at the end for questions and answers in English or French.

Three guest speakers conference

Simon Wesley

Simon comes from London. After a law and social sciences BA at the University of Kent at Canterbury, he qualified as a Solicitor before moving to France in 1980, and Lyon in 1991, where he was an Avocat until retiring in 2017. He taught English law at Université Lyon 3, before coming to teach common law and international sale of goods law at UCLy in 2017. He is the co-author of Le Droit Anglais des Affaires (Domat 2018) with Cécile Le Gallou of the Université of Toulouse. He is also a consultant to French law firms; and Handicap International on international law.



Alan Geary

Alan is originally from Edinburgh and has been living in France for almost twenty-five years. A History & English teacher at the Cité Scolaire Internationale de Lyon (prof agrégé), he also serves as a Board member of ASIBA. Educated at Strathclyde University (Glasgow) and La Sorbonne (Paris 4), Alan’s centres of interest are early modern history, with a speciality in Religion and Identity in Scotland.

Brexit and its Impact on Scotland: Disuniting the Union.

Eoin Campbell

Eoin is originally from County Down and has been a resident of Lyon for the past 15 years. Educated at the Queens University of Belfast, he qualified as a solicitor in 2008. A teacher of Legal English and Common Law at UCLY and at Lyon 3, his subjects include Tort and Data Protection law.

The Irish border and Brexit, a century of questions.

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