ECJ judgment on use of frozen funds for legal expenses

The European Court of Justice has answered a question asked by the Lithuanian administrative court, concerning the unfreezing of funds to pay for legal expenses for people and companies wishing to apply to annul their designations on EU targeted sanctions measures. The judgment (handed down on Thursday) is in Case C-314/13 Uzsieno reikalu ministerija & Ors v Vladimir Peftiev & Ors. Mr Peftiev, whose...

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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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