Advocate general criticises general court for over-relying on presumptions: Anbouba

Advocate General Bot handed down his opinion today (8 January 2015) in Syrian sanctions appeal C-605/13 P and C-630/13 P Issam Anbouba v Council (available here in French). The opinion contains an interesting analysis of the case law of the European court on presumptions. Advocate General Bot summarises the Court of Justice’s judgments in Tay Za, Kadi II and Kala Naft as requiring the Council to discharge its...

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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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