North Korea sanctions event at the Houses of Parliament

Please come to the UK Houses of Parliament, Committee Room 11, at 17:00 this Monday (18 January 2016) for “Sanctioning North Korea”, an event hosted by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on North Korea with Andrea Berger, Senior Research Fellow and Deputy Director of the Proliferation and Nuclear Policy programme at the Royal United Services Institute, and Maya Lester (of this blog), barrister at Brick Court Chambers.

Andrea Berger will discuss the latest North Korean nuclear test and whether sanctions on the country are working, and Maya Lester will discuss the EU sanctions regime on North Korea, evidential requirements for sanctions, an individual’s rights to due process etc.

Full details of the event are here.

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC has a wide ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. As the most recent (2016) Chambers & Partners directory put it, she "owns the world of sanctions". She spent 2011-12 in New York at Columbia Law School lecturing and writing on sanctions. She represents and advises hundreds of companies and individuals before the European and English courts and has acted in most of the leading cases, including Kadi, Tay Za, Central Bank of Iran, NITC and IRISL.

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