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    got back from spending a few days in Luxembourg at European Court of Justice and the Efta Court - many Brexits currents flowing here... 1/10

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    In an exclusive interview the senior UK lawyer at the ECJ Eleanor Sharpston told @SkyNews ECJ has "ultimate authority" over Article 50 2/10

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    ECJ's AG Sharpston said her Court might take "4 to 8 months" to deal with a referral from Supreme Court, "fully aware" of sensitivity 3/10

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    Asked how possible that ECJ, which UK will leave could referee any aspect of Brexit, Sharpston: "If you join club and wish to leave.. 4/10

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    .... you leave in accordance with the rules when you join club.. A50, interpretation of those rules a matter for this Court [the ECJ]." 5/10

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    ECJ's Sharpston also warned Great Repeal Bill transposition of EU law into UK law "incredibly complicated" ...risk legal system "falls over"

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    Efta Court's Baudenbacher tells me his court easiest option for post Brexit trade dispute mech "structure exists, structure is tested" 7/10

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    Back to ECJ - expectations of a referral are far higher, I detect, than many in UK realise. Could be 28 Judge Chamber (incl UK judge) 8/10

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    9/10 even if not from next week's case, the legality of a final EU-UK deal, possibly a transition one too, likely to find its way to ECJ

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    10/10 - reiterate - expectations are that if A50 case does get referred to ECJ, could delay A50 by four to eight months

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