75% of City partners back second Brexit referendum as 'no deal' concerns grow

Survey finds strong support for new Brexit vote amid fears over competitive disadvantage for UK firms in war for talent

Three out of four City partners are in favour of a second Brexit referendum, according to a new Legal Week survey which has also found strong concerns among lawyers over the impact of a ‘no deal’ scenario on the legal sector.

Three-quarters (75%) of all respondents to Legal Week‘s latest Big Question survey said there should be a second referendum, with a similar proportion saying that Brexit will negatively affect the ability of UK law firms to attract the best talent and compete with increasingly aggressive US rivals.

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