ACSS London Chapter Event
British Sanctions Roundup: Brexit, OFSI, and the New UK Sanctions Landscape
Maya Lester QC, Brick Court Chambers |
Chloe Cina, Deutsche Bank
Tom Cornell, ACSS Chapter Chair
Date: Thursday, Dec 10, 2020
10:00 AM – 11:15 AM EST
03:00 PM – 04:15 PM London
04:00 PM – 05:15 PM Amsterdam
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Maya Lester QC
Brick Court Chambers
Maya has a particular expertise in the law relating to economic sanctions. As the directories put it, she is “Queen of the Sanctions Bar without a doubt” and “owns the world of sanctions”.
She founded and co-writes europeansanctions.com, the leading online resource on sanctions & export control, with over 8000 followers worldwide and has given evidence on sanctions to a number parliamentary committees.
Chapter Chair Associate
Debevoise & Plimpton
Tom practises as an associate in Debevoise & Plimpton’s London office. His practice focuses on complex international litigation and advice, with a particular emphasis on public international law and sanctions.
Tom is the co-author of ‘Sanctions Law’, which was published in January 2019 with a view to providing an accessible overview of sanctions law across a number of different jurisdictions. He has continued to write regularly on sanctions developments, and taught a sanctions module as part of the undergraduate law course at Lund University, Sweden.
Prior to joining Debevoise, Tom practised as a barrister and was Judicial Assistant to the Rt. Hon. Lord Dyson MR at the Court of Appeal for Easter and Trinity terms 2015. Tom also worked as a Visiting Professional at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.