Carnival Corporation – 1st Helms-Burton Act claim

US proceedings have been issued in Miami against Carnival Corporation under Title III of the Helms-Burton Act for “traffick[ing] in stolen properties”, namely port terminals and warehouse facilities in Santiago de Cuba nationalised by Castro following the Cuban Revolution. The plaintiffs seek damages for Carnival’s use of the docks and buildings in the first of 6,000 claims certified. See previous...

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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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