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Maya Lester QC

London, UK Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments

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Competition Law - UK

Band 2

Maya Lester QC
Acts for key financial services clients on CJEU cases that seek to overturn EC cartel decisions or that raise procedural issues relating to the disclosure of findings from investigations. She also defends follow-on damages claims and assists with appeals against decisions made by UK regulators. Lester has a number of clients in the energy and technology industries.
Strengths: "Maya is absolutely incredible to work with."
Recent work: Advised Cooperative Group on an investigation by the Groceries Code Adjudicator.
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Public International Law: The English Bar - Global Market Leaders

Band 3

Maya Lester QC
Offers especial expertise in economic sanctions, and undertakes significant work in a range of international legal disciplines, with recent work involving close scrutiny of the Treaty on European Union. Among other clients, she acts on behalf of investors in various arbitral proceedings.
Strengths: "Her professional skills, teamwork and commitment to her client's cause and case are superb."
Recent work: Acted for two dual Russian/Cyprus nationals and their families, challenging the decision by Cyprus to revoke their Cypriot nationality on the basis of a politically motivated investigation in Russia.
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