European parliament presses for sanctions against Russian officials

The European Parliament has been asking the European Council for some time to impose sanctions on Russian individuals said to have played a role in the death of Sergei Magnitsky. Mr Magnitsky was the lawyer for Hermitage Capital Management Ltd and had alleged corruption amongst senior Russian enforcement officials  when he was arrested and died…

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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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