Six new Partners appointed at Flint

Six new partners appointed at Flint

This September we welcome six new Partners to Flint, further building our senior team in France, Brussels and London and expanding our services to clients.     Anne-Juliette Rohrbach joins as a Partner to launch and lead Flint’s new permanent office in Paris. Anne-Juliette is an expert in French policy and regulation with 15 years’ experience […]

Six promotions to celebrate this September at Flint

With effect from 1 September, six members of the Flint team have been promoted.  Warm congratulations to Sam Lowe, who has been promoted to Partner leading our trade and market access practice, Anna Abela, Franziska Kohler and Stef Lehmann, who have been promoted to Director, and Claudia Catelin and Matteo Panizzardi who become Managers. This is well […]

Winter is coming: new risks and opportunities for firms trading with the UK and EU  

Winter is coming: new risks and opportunities for firms trading with the UK and EU

Moving goods, services, data, and staff internationally has never been easy. Trade wars, Brexit, a global pandemic, sanctions, and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine made doing so all the more difficult.   Beyond reacting to external pressures, companies and investors should be gearing up to adapt to, and take advantage of, imminent UK and EU regulatory changes […]

Sam Lowe quoted in the FT

Sam Lowe

“The Trade Remedies Authority was set up to be pure and rational and pro-liberalisation, but the domestic political economy has got in the way of that vision.” Flint trade expert Sam Lowe was quoted in the Financial Times.

Sam Lowe quoted in the FT

Sam Lowe

“It would make more sense for the UK to commit long-term to an approach that, unless there is a good reason, allows for EU CE markings to be sufficient for products placed on the UK market” Flint trade expert Sam Lowe quoted in the FT

Sam Lowe on BBC World at One

Sam Lowe

“Our own independent body has found there is no economic thus no legal justification for doing so” Flint trade expert Sam Lowe, spoke to BBC World at One on the 16th of June about how the UK’s tariff on Chinese Steel relates to Lord Geidts resignation. Listen from 24 minutes.

Sam Lowe on BBC Radio 4

Sam Lowe

“What the UK is proposing is that all goods entering Northern Ireland should be treated like they are going to stay there unless there is a good reason that they might move onwards to Ireland and the rest of the EU” @SamuelMarcLowe, on @BBCRadio4 (37.21):

Trade after Brexit: What next for Global Britain? 

Trade after Brexit: What next for Global Britain?

Post-Brexit, the best job in the UK government was that of trade secretary. While other ministers dealt with the Brexit fallout, or were tasked with tackling Covid-19, then trade chief, Liz Truss, was filling up her trophy cabinet.    EU trade deals were rolled over, repackaged, and celebrated by the domestic press. New free trade agreements […]