One consequence of the conflict in Ukraine has been to require many lawyers, as well as other businesses, to engage with sanctions legislation for the first time. Instead of the usual role for legal professionals, of advising their clients as to legal rules and risks, in this instance many law firms and barristers have been required to consider their own position in order to avoid a sanctions breach.

Click here to read the piece, produced by Robin Barclay KC, Robin Lööf and Jacob Turner.