Post Brexit UK / EU Xmas Eve agreement does not cover sanctions

The Trade & Cooperation Agreement between the EU and UK (text here) does not cover sanctions or other aspects of foreign policy.  The political declaration outlining ambitions for the post-Brexit future relationship agreed by the EU and UK alongside the withdrawal agreement in October 2019 had included proposed terms for a future relationship on foreign policy including sanctions (see previous …

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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