European Sanctions author Maya Lester appointed QC

Maya Lester, author of this blog, has taken silk today. The award of Queen’s Counsel recognises her excellence across a wide-ranging practice in public, competition, and EU law, with particular expertise in economic sanctions. In 2015, among other sanctions cases, Maya Lester acted for Yury Chyzh and companies linked with him in the Triple group, Belarusian football club Dinamo Minsk,...

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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