The UK vote in favour of leaving the EU leads to uncertainty over future UK sanctions policy. The UK has played a key role in driving EU sanctions policy (see previous blog). The House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee made a statement this morning saying that it will take evidence post referendum, and urging the Foreign & Commonwealth Office to “be equipped to reassert its leading role in foreign policy-making so that Britain can take its place on the world stage”. The position is now as follows:
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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 >