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Brexit Isn’t Like Just Leaving a Golf Club, EU Court Judge Warns

  • Ian Forrester, U.K. judge at lower EU court speaks in London
  • U.K. shouldn’t do Brexit until ‘number of matters’ addressed

Britain’s exit from the European Union shouldn’t be likened to leaving a golf club, the U.K.’s judge at the bloc’s second-highest court said, pointing to the “extraordinary turbulence” his country is suffering.

“We’re told that Brexit, just leaving, will be like leaving a golf club because the showers aren’t clean enough,” Ian Forrester, a Scottish judge at the EU General Court in Luxembourg, told a legal event in London on Wednesday night. “I don’t agree with that proposition.”