Australia to strengthen sanctions against Russia

Today, Australia’s Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced to the House of Representatives that the government intends to strengthen sanctions on Russia. The proposed changes include a ban on new arms exports to Russia, restrictions on the access to Australia’s capital markets for Russian state-owned banks, restrictions on Australian trade and investment in the Crimea region, and a ban on the...

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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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