The House of Lords EU Sub-Committee on External Affairs will scrutinise tomorrow how EU sanctions regimes stand up to legal challenge.
The Lords Committee is looking at the ways that individuals and entities affected by EU sanctions have been contesting them in court, including the grounds on which sanctions have been overturned.
Maya Lester, a barrister who has expertise in sanctions and has appeared in leading sanctions cases, and Philip Moser QC, who also has particular expertise in UN and EU sanctions cases and has appeared in leading cases, will both give evidence to the Committee on Thursday 6 February.
Questions they will face include:
The evidence session will take place at 10.05am on Thursday 6 February in Committee Room 1 of the House of Lords.
The session will be webcast at www.parliamentlive.tv and is also open to the public. Journalists wishing to attend should go to Parliament’s Cromwell Green Entrance and should allow time for security screening.