US sanctions Bulgarian judge for corruption

The US State Department has imposed a travel ban on Bulgarian Criminal Court Judge Andon Mitalov on the basis of his involvement in significant corruption, which has “undermined the rule of law and severely compromised the independence of democratic institutions in Bulgaria”. His wife and daughter are also now subject to the same travel ban, as required under Section 7031(c) …

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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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