EU court rejects Bredenkamp’s damages claim

The General Court of the EU has rejected an application brought by John Bredenkamp, and 3 companies owned by him, for damages arising from their listing on the EU’s sanctions against Zimbabwe. A link to the judgment is here; Case T-66/14 Bredenkamp & Ors v Council [2016]. EU institutions are liable to pay damages for unlawful conduct where it has...

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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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