UK Supreme Court rejects Youssef UN sanctions appeal

The UK Supreme Court has dismissed Mr Youssef’s appeal in his judicial review of the Foreign Office’s decision not to object to his listing on the UN’s Al-Qaida 1267 asset freezing regime. A link to the judgment is here Youssef v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs [2016] UKSC 3. The main grounds of challenge were that 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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