ECJ rejects Akhras’ Syria listing appeal

The Court of Justice has dismissed Tarif Akhras’ appeal against the General Court’s decision not to annul his EU Syria sanctions designation. The judgment is here: Case C-193/15 Akhras v Council [2016]. Mr Akhras was listed on the EU’s sanctions against Syria (which are on the ‘sanctions in force’ section of this site) in September 2011, and re-listed in 2012 and...

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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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