Webcast: Brexit – where we are now and what to expect next (Part 2)

June 9, 2020

Join Charlie Falconer QC, Michelle Kirschner, Ali Nikpay and Matt Aleksic for a two part discussion of the current state of play of the Brexit negotiations, the legal implications of a range of potential outcomes and what to expect between now and the end of December 2020.

The first webinar included an overview of the current state of play of the Brexit negotiations, and a conversation with Charlie Falconer QC on the general legal implications of a “no deal”and other outcomes.

The second webinar features a conversation with Michelle Kirschner and Ali Nikpay focusing on the financial services and competition implications of a range of outcomes.


Charlie Falconer QC: An English qualified barrister and Gibson Dunn partner. Former UK Lord Chancellor and first Secretary of State for Justice, he spent 25 years as a commercial barrister, and became a QC in 1991.

Michelle M Kirschner: A partner in the London office.  She advises a broad range of financial institutions, including investment managers, integrated investment banks, corporate finance boutiques, private fund managers and private wealth managers at the most senior level.

Ali Nikpay: A partner and head of the competition practice group in the London office. He has more than 20 years of EU and UK merger control, antitrust and litigation experience in both the private and public sectors.

Matt Aleksic: An associate in the Litigation and International Arbitration practice groups of Gibson Dunn. He has experience in a wide range of disputes, including commercial litigation, international arbitration and investigations.