First ever closed hearing in the UK supreme court – Bank Mellat’s case

Today the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom has held a closed hearing for the first time in its history. It has been hearing Bank Mellat’s appeal against the Court of Appeal’s judgment refusing to set aside the United Kingdom’s direction preventing people operating in the financial sector in the UK from doing business with the Bank (an Order in...

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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