UK to impose unilateral Magnitsky sanctions against Belarus officials

The UK’s Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, has announced in the House of Commons that he has “directed the [Foreign Commonwealth & Development Office] sanctions team to prepare Magnitsky sanctions for those responsible for the serious human rights violations [in Belarus], and we are coordinating with the United States and Canada to prepare appropriate listings as a matter of urgency”. It …

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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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