UK supreme court quashes order against Bank Mellat

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom has held that an Order made by HM Treasury in 2009 imposing financial restrictions on Bank Mellat was unlawful. A link to the judgment is here: [2013] UKSC 39. In 2009, HM Treasury made an Order, pursuant to the Counter Terrorism Act 2008, that ‘all persons operating in the financial sector’ should not...

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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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