High court decides preliminary issues in Bank Mellat’s favour

As reported on this blog, the UK Supreme Court held in 2013 (here) that the 2009 Order imposing financial restrictions on Bank Mellat in the UK was unlawful. Bank Mellat then brought an action for damages against HM Treasury for resulting losses. The English High Court has just decided 3 preliminary issues, all in favour of the Bank, in a...

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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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