UK foreign office consults on contract sanctions

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) in the UK has launched a consultation into “contract sanctions”. The FCO is considering the pros and cons of a new kind of sanctions mechanism, to be enacted either at UK, EU or UN level, to prevent courts (in jurisdictions that enact the kind of legislation that is proposed) from enforcing contracts entered into...

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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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