A number of Iranian nationals and companies with Iranian directors (for whom Maya Lester QC acts) have brought a claim against Metro bank for restricting and/or closing their bank accounts in 2019. The claim alleges breaches of the Equality Act, contract, and the EU Blocking Regulation.
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...See profile for Maya Lester QC >