Date: Thursday, December 08, 2022

Time: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM BST

Venue: Offices of Debevoise & Plimpton, 65 Gresham St, London, EC2V 7NQ

Event Information

Join us for the ACSS London Chapter’s annual Sanctions Roundup!

Debevoise & Plimpton have graciously agreed to host us once again for this in-person sanctions event. We are happy to announce that this year’s roundup will be Christmas themed, so be sure to come by for a mince pie and some festive networking with your sanctions colleagues.

Maya Lester KC of Brick Court Chambers has generously agreed to return as speaker and address us on all the major developments in UK sanctions over the past year, as well as likely developments in the near future. Not to be missed!

If you have any queries about the event, please feel free to email

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Maya Lester, KC

Brick Court Chambers

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. The legal directories say she is the “Queen of the Sanctions Bar” and “owns the world of sanctions”, and she was named World Export Control Review sanctions practitioner of the year in 2018.

Maya’s sanctions practice is broad, spanning all areas of advisory work and litigation, including sanctions & export control investigations, compliance, reporting, breaches, de-listings, contractual issues including sanctions clauses, Magnitsky and the EU Blocking Regulation. She has given evidence to a number of parliamentary committees on sanctions issues, including the post-Brexit UK framework.