European court annuls EU sanctions against former Syrian minister

On 3 July 2014, the General Court of the European Union handed down a judgment annulling sanctions imposed by the EU on a former Syrian minister; Case T-203/12 Mohamad Nedal Alchaar v Council (judgment available so far only in French). Mr Alchaar was the Syrian Minister of Economy and Trade from April 2011 until June 2012. He was originally placed on...

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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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