UK Supreme Court says trade sanctions aren’t duress in English law

16 March 2023

The UK Supreme Court held that the Law Debenture Trust Corporation plc, acting on behalf of Russia, is not entitled to a summary judgment in its contractual dispute with Ukraine relating to a loan...

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Maya Lester KC is a senior barrister (King’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.