Lithuanian parliament introduces Magnitsky sanctions bill

The Lithuanian parliament has introduced a bill that, if passed, would establish “Magnitsky-style” sanctions that ban people involved in human rights abuses, corruption, or money laundering from entering Lithuania. The sanctions are named after Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, whose death in Russian custody in 2009 prompted the US to introduce the first sanctions of this kind on human rights abusers...

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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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