New US Iran sanctions on Supreme Leader & IRGC commanders

President Trump has announced that the USA has imposed new sanctions on Iran today which the administration describes as “hard hitting”, partly in response to Iran’s downing of an American surveillance drone last week.  The President said the sanctions “represent a strong and proportionate response to Iran’s increasingly provocative actions”. The new executive order here. It imposes asset freezes /...

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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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