WTO panel report on Ukraine’s sanctions challenge

Ukraine challenged Russia’s 2014 sanctions (which prohibited the transit of goods from Ukraine through Belarus to third countries, and via checkpoints in Russia) in the WTO on the grounds that they are inconsistent with Russia’s obligations under the GATT. The WTO panel has published a Panel Report, finding (inter alia) that, as Russia said, these measures were “necessary to protect...

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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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