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Brexit Law Blog: Archive

This blog tracked legal issues arising from Brexit. It ran from the referendum in 2016 to last post in May of 2021.

Evidence for House of Lords on UK sanctions policy post Brexit

Posted on 02 Nov 2020 by Brick Court

Maya Lester QC gave evidence on 27th October 2020 to the House of Lords EU Security and Justice Sub-Committee on UK sanctions post Brexit.  Lord Anderson of Ipswich KBE QC is a member of the committee. You can watch the evidence session here. The committee’s focus was on the role of the UK in EU sanctions, the impact of Brexit on UK and EU sanctions, the advantages and disadvantages of Brexit to sanctions policy, new autonomous UK sanctions regimes, and whether alignment or divergence is likely/desirable.