Brick Court Chambers

Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC

YEAR OF CALL: 2000    YEAR OF SILK: 2016
CLERK: Tony Burgess

"A first-class barrister who is highly responsive and authoritative, and who has an unsurpassed knowledge of the law… She offers wise and measured counsel, dr...
Chambers & Partners 2018

News

10/12/18

ECJ confirms that Article 50 is unilaterally revocable by the United Kingdom

04/12/18

EU Advocate General says UK’s Article 50 notice of intention to leave EU can be unilaterally revoked

23/11/18

European Court to decide if UK can unilaterally revoke Article 50

14/09/18

European Court upholds capital markets restrictions on Russian banks & subsidiaries

26/07/18

European Advocate – tributes to David Vaughan CBE QC

25/07/18

ECJ at odds with AG on European Arrest Warrants and double jeopardy in first reference from Croatian criminal courts

25/07/18

Maya Lester QC named Practitioner of the Year in WorldECR Awards 2018

01/07/18

Maya Lester QC writes about working with David Vaughan CBE QC on the Kadi case

16/05/18

1st Croatian criminal reference to ECJ on important EAW issues is inadmissible, says AG

12/02/18

Supreme Court considers important test of Vienna Convention in relation to Wikileaks documents

14/07/17

Brick Court barristers called to the Bar of Ireland

12/07/17

Supreme Court rules gay couple entitled to pension equality

13/04/17

Husband in big money divorce did not make a “special contribution” to family welfare

03/04/17

Mr Justice Leggatt grants Closed Material Procedure declaration in Rahmatullah torture claim

31/01/17

3rd annual AML, Financial Crime & Sanctions Forum

19/01/17

Croatian corruption claims dismissed in major arbitration; Croatia v MOL

09/12/16

Richard Gordon QC and Maya Lester QC speaking at 10th annual Judicial Review conference

30/11/16

European Court gives its first judgment on sanctions against Russia

15/11/16

C5 Economic Sanctions and Financial Crime Forum

21/10/16

Antitrust Law and Policies From Brussels to Washington, DC: The Atlantic Divide?

07/10/16

GCR Live 8th annual competition litigation

06/10/16

Arab Legal Forum: Challenging United Nations economic sanctions before domestic courts

03/10/16

Iran Nuclear Deal: One Year On

29/09/16

CDR Autumn Litigation Symposium 2016

16/09/16

EU can re-list on targeted sanctions measures with no new facts; NITC judgment

21/06/16

To Assist the Court: Third Party Interventions in the Public Interest

31/05/16

Iranian shipping company wins its re-listing case in European court

19/04/16

Sanctions against North Korea and their Implications

14/04/16

“The Changing Role of Sanctions: History and Current Practice”

11/04/16

ECJ holds that being the central bank in Iran is enough to justify EU sanctions

11/01/16

Three new silks for Brick Court

02/11/15

The Business of Sanctions: Operating in an Increasingly Uncertain World

19/10/15

Brick Court maintains Public and Administrative Law ranking in 2015 Legal 500

14/10/15

Domestic Courts must redact to protect the Presumption of Innocence

09/10/15

EU court orders removal of Belarus football club & Yury Chyzh from sanctions list

07/10/15

Court of Appeal affirms legality of discriminatory pension rules

03/10/15

Africa: Expanding Legal Horizons — key discussions and themes

30/07/15

Iran Nuclear/Sanctions Deal discussion

24/07/15

Mr Justice Peter Smith recuses himself from British Airways air-cargo case

21/07/15

Discussion and views about the Iran nuclear/sanctions deal - Monday 27 July @ 5.30pm

24/04/15

European Court upholds legality of EU Zimbabwe sanctions

08/04/15

Maya Lester talks on Russian Sanctions on BBC Radio 4

23/01/15

Iranian companies said to be linked with shipping line win their EU annulment case

23/01/15

Two members of Brick Court appointed to Attorney General’s C Panel of Counsel

29/10/14

HMS Pinafore collides with Gondoliers in competition damages rulings

25/09/14

Maya Lester speaking at 6 upcoming events

18/09/14

Central Bank of Iran wins sanctions de-listing case

30/07/14

Judge grants government a closed hearing in sanctions judicial review

17/07/14

European Court annuls the listing of a Syrian on EU Syria sanctions list

04/07/14

European Court annuls sanctions against National Iranian Tanker Company

06/06/14

European Court annuls EU sanctions listing of 2 Iranian bankers

23/05/14

Court of Appeal finds Wikileaks cables admissible but dismisses Chagos Islanders’ MPA challenge

18/03/14

Competition Appeal Tribunal upholds Competition Commission decision to require Ryanair to divest its minority stake in Aer Lingus

26/02/14

Maya Lester appointed to Attorney General’s ‘A’ Panel and Public International Law ‘A’ Panel

18/02/14

EAT upholds legislation allowing less favourable pension provision to civil partners than to married couples

13/12/13

General Court of the EU says the listings of 11 individuals on Iran sanctions lists is unlawful: Nabipour & Ors v Council

12/12/13

8 members of Brick Court Chambers featured in the Chambers 100

06/11/13

Sanctions events

23/10/13

Court of Appeal gives judgment on the French Blocking Statute and European Evidence Regulation

21/10/13

Brick Court at the IBA Annual Meeting

17/09/13

European Court holds that the Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Line should not have been included on the EU sanctions list

06/09/13

Iranian sanctions annulled in a further reversal for the EU Council

29/07/13

Foundem’s abuse of dominance claims against Google to proceed to trial in the Chancery Division

22/07/13

Kadi wins his second ECJ case removing him from the UN and EU counter-terrorist sanctions lists

14/06/13

Divisional Court upholds the establishment of Marine Protection Area around the Chagos Islands

10/06/13

First judgment on the EU’s Tunisian sanctions regimes - Al Matri wins application for annulment

02/04/13

CAT rejects John Lewis’s challenge to extended warranties website

26/03/13

GCR Awards 2013 nominations announced

03/01/13

European Court of Human Rights rejects Chagos Islanders’ case as inadmissible

21/12/12

Tesco largely successful in quashing the Office of Fair Trading’s Dairy Cartel Decision in the Competition Appeal Tribunal

24/10/12

Competition Appeal Tribunal upholds OFT’s decision not to conduct a further review of the newspaper and magazine distribution industry

21/09/12

London Metropolitan University granted permission for judicial review

15/08/12

Competition Appeal Tribunal overturns Ofcom’s Pay TV decision

17/07/12

Maya in numerous cases challenging sanctions before EU and UK Courts, and organised conference at NYU on targeted sanctions

17/07/12

Maya Lester appointed to fellowship at Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law

17/07/12

Tesco takes on the OFT’s dairy cartel decision in the Competition Appeal Tribunal, convenience stores are next…

21/03/12

Competition Appeal Tribunal holds that litigation privilege applies to Competition Act investigations: Tesco v OFT (cheese pricing investigation)

16/03/12

ECJ holds that family members cannot automatically be listed on EU targeted sanctions measures: Pye Phyo Tay Za v Council

28/04/11

Maya Lester in 6 sanctions cases in the Luxembourg courts

04/04/11

CAT allows in part Construction Recruitment Forum penalty appeals, and rules on application of OFT’s Penalties Guidance

30/03/11

Supreme Court upholds ‘9 year rule’ for teachers at the European Schools

24/03/11

European Court decides that Den Dover MEP does not have to repay all of his parliamentary assistance allowance to the European Parliament

10/03/11

Court of Appeal confirms that fresh evidence is admissible in the Competition Appeal Tribunal: BT v Ofcom

18/02/11

UK can require all World Cup and Euro matches to be shown free to air

19/01/11

Enron fails in the Court of Appeal to overturn the first follow on damages action in the Competition Appeal Tribunal: Enron v EWS

01/10/10

The Legal Services Commission’s tender for legal family aid services in 2010 was irrational and unfair

01/10/10

Mr. Kadi wins second challenge to European asset freezing regulation, again on fundamental rights grounds: Case T-85/09 Kadi II v Commission

24/08/10

Brick Court Chambers nominated for Chambers Bar Awards 2010

07/07/10

Admissibility of evidence in CAT appeals under the Communications Act: BT v Ofcom

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