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UK Bar All Circuits Sanctions

The select group of barristers ranked here specialise in challenges to international sanctions listings and enforcement actions, as well as associated damages claims. They may also advise corporates on compliance matters.

All Silks (KC) profiles

Star Individuals
  1. Maya Lester KC
    Brick Court Chambers | Sanctions
    2023 | Star Individuals | 19 Years Ranked
    Maya Lester KC of Brick Court Chambers is the leading sanctions mind at the Bar, providing unparalleled expertise to companies and individuals on listing and relisting challenges, enforcement matters and related commercial litigation and arbitration. She has a superb command of EU and US sanctions regimes, including legal developments concerning US secondary sanctions.
Band 1
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    Brian Kennelly KC
    Blackstone Chambers | Sanctions
    2023 | Band 1 | 17 Years Ranked
    Brian Kennelly KC of Blackstone Chambers is highly regarded by corporate clients and private individuals, whom he regularly assists with challenges to sanctions and asset freezing. He is an expert on the interpretation of sanctions law and attempts to circumvent sanctions.
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    Timothy Otty KC
    Blackstone Chambers | Sanctions
    2023 | Band 1 | 19 Years Ranked
    Timothy Otty KC of Blackstone Chambers is notably experienced in representing financial sector clients and private individuals in judicial review and other challenges to EU sanctions decisions. He also assists clients with follow-on damages claims before the UK courts.
New Silks
  1. Rachel Barnes KC
    3 Raymond Buildings | Sanctions
    2023 | New Silks | 12 Years Ranked
    Rachel Barnes KC of 3 Raymond Buildings advises clients on both US and EU sanctions legislation. She represents clients in civil proceedings, criminal investigations and asset-freezing matters arising from economic sanctions.