Russia imposes retaliatory sanctions against 25 British officials

The Russian Foreign Ministry has announced that reciprocal sanctions will be imposed on 25 British representatives pursuant to Federal Law No. 114-FZ. The sanctions come in response to the UK’s designation of 25 Russian officials said to have contributed to the death of whistleblower Sergei Magnitsky under the Global Human Rights sanctions regime (see post). The British officials, who have …

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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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