UK consults on arms export register

The UK’s Department of Business Innovation and Skills (‘BIS’), has announced a Call to Evidence from interested parties on the idea of introducing a pre-licence formal register of UK arms brokers, who arrange or facilitate the supply of military equipment between overseas countries. At present, brokering the export of military equipment between overseas countries is controlled by a system of licensing. The...

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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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