The United Kingdom is set to wave goodbye to the European Union. As British Prime Minister Theresa May is preparing to invoke Article 50, which will trigger two years of negotiations on exit terms, the debate on the future of Britain’s relationship with the bloc continues. With both London and Brussels approaching the talks from positions miles apart, how messy could the divorce end up being? Is it possible to strike a deal that works for both sides? And will Britain be able to minimize the economic impact of leaving the EU? We ask a leading British economist – former chief economic adviser to the mayor of London and chief economic strategist at Netwealth Investments – Dr. Gerard Lyons.