46 MEPs call for faster human rights sanctions & Magntisky name

46 MEPs have written a letter to Josep Borrell, the EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs, calling for the European Union External Action Service to move quickly to formulate the EU’s human rights sanctions regime, notwithstanding the Covid-19 pandemic. The EU announced the launch of preparatory work on an EU-wide sanctions regime targeting serious human rights violations in December 2019 …

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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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