EU leaders agree to extend sanctions on Russia

EU leaders have agreed to renew its sectorial sanctions on Russia for 6 months; they were due to expire on 31 January 2017.  These ‘phase 3’ EU sanctions were introduced on 31 July 2014, and target Russia’s financial, energy, and defence sectors and restrict trade in dual-use goods and Russian banks’ access to EU capital markets. These measures are expected...

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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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