Iranian president-elect subject to US sanctions

Iran’s president-elect Ebrahim Raisi is subject to a US asset freeze pursuant to Executive Order (E.O.) 13876. Mr Raisi, who on Saturday (19 June 2021) was announced the winner of Iran’s presidential election, was designated on 4 November 2019 alongside 8 other individuals for being appointed the head of Iran’s Judiciary by the Supreme Leader of Iran. Former Treasury Secretary …

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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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