The UK Treasury has published its quarterly report on the Operation of the UK’s counter-terrorist asset freezing regime, for 1 July to 30 September 2015. It reports that, as of 30 September 2015, it has frozen £39,000 of assets held in 45 accounts in the UK by 30 people under the Terrorist Asset-Freezing etc. Act 2010 powers. 1 new account was frozen in the previous quarter, and no new Terrorist Act designations. £11,000 was frozen under EU counter-terrorism sanctions (Council Regulation EC 2580/2001) and £50,000 under the UN’s Al-Qaida sanctions regime.
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...See profile for Maya Lester QC >