Guidance on how the UK will make human rights designations

Yesterday (6 July 2020), the UK published the Global Human Rights Sanctions Regulations 2020, pursuant to which sanctions may be imposed on people/companies whom the government has reasonable grounds to suspect have been involved in serious violations of human rights or are connected in relevant way, and where the designation is “appropriate” (see yesterday’s post for more information). The Government …

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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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