English court rejects human rights challenge to UK Sanctions Act

The High Court has dismissed an application by Hany Youssef challenging the compatibility of one part of the Sanctions Act with Article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), which guarantees the right of access to a Court, and Article 8 ECHR, which protects the right to private and family life. Maya Lester QC (with Sir James Eadie …

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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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