Rolls-Royce denies circumventing US sanctions

At the end of last year, UK jet-engine manufacturer Rolls Royce defended itself against allegations that it had exploited a “loophole” in US sanctions to sell industrial turbines and related products to Iran between 1975 and 1995, by conducting the business through a UK division with no US management. In a statement, Rolls Royce acknowledged that it did business with Iran,...

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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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