UK Law Society Q&A – what to do if client is a possible sanctions match

The Law Society (UK) has published a new Q&A: “my client is a possible sanctions match. What should I do?” on its Practice Advice Service. It recommends ways of working out whether the client is on a sanctions list, and if there is a “positive match”, reporting to the MLRO / MLCO. It states that “solicitors have an obligation to …

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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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