UK export controls report and new OFSI director

Action on Armed Violence has published a report which says that from January 2015 to June 2020, the UK government granted licences for the export of military use items to 58 out of 73 countries (nearly 80%) that are subject to UN or UK arms embargoes, sanctions and trade restrictions. According to government export data, over 4,800 licences, worth approximately £2.6 …

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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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