UK preparing to impose human rights sanctions in early 2020

The Foreign Office has reportedly said the UK will bring its targeted sanctions regime relating to human rights abuses into force immediately after the UK ceases to be an EU Member State on 31 January, and that a list of targeted individuals might be published in February or March 2020. These would be based on powers in the Sanctions and Money-Laundering Act …

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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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