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Brexit: the free port opportunity?

25 Jul 2019
New Prime Minister Boris Johnson has highlighted free ports as a key element in his government's post-Brexit plans. The appointment of Rishi Sunak MP as Chief Secretary to the Treasury is a clear signal of intent to deliver on that promise.

Brexit: temporary tariff rates

13 Mar 2019
The UK government has published details of the temporary rates of customs duty it would impose on imports should a "no deal" Brexit occur.  Under the temporary regime, the government expects 87% of total imports to be tariff-free.

WBD advises Brittany Ferries on UK government contract for additional freight capacity for no-deal Brexit

15 Jan 2019
WBD has advised Brittany Ferries, a long-standing client, on a series of contracts with the Department for Transport that secure additional freight capacity as part of the UK government's planning for a no-deal Brexit. WBD Partner, Peter Snaith was the lead adviser for Brittany Ferries with input from procurement, public sector and other relevant specialists from the firm.

WBD's Sarah Holmes speaks to the BBC on Brexit

09 Oct 2018
Sarah Holmes of Womble Bond Dickinson took part in the BBC's Spotlight & Inside Out programmes looking at how Brexit will impact on trade coming into and out of the UK and what this means for businesses operating in all industries from farming, manufacturing and logistics.