By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

New UK legislation preventing UK lawyers advising Russian companies on some transactions

New UK legislation, in force tomorrow (30 June 2023), will prevent UK lawyers from providing “legal advisory services in relation to certain financial or trade activity which would be prohibited under the UK sanctions regime if the activity was done by a UK person or was taking place in the UK” (press release, Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) (Amendment) (No. 3) …

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About Michael O'Kane

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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