English court says Government can release information on funds frozen under Syria sanctions

Reinsurers of an Egyptian aircraft that was hijacked in a terrorist attack in 1985 won a case in the USA in 2011 against the Syrian state which was found responsible for the attack, and in 2018 the High Court in England said that judgment was enforceable in England.  The re-insurers asked the Government for the location of frozen funds of …

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About 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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