Jonathan Fisher QC has written an expert opinion piece for Law.com looking at the right of sanctioned people to obtain legal representation in light of recent criticism that they should not be legally represented.
“There is a myriad of reasons why a sanctioned person may seek legal advice and representation. A designated person may be involved transactionally, engaged in private or commercial litigation or simply seeking to obtain advice on the extent to which the sanction applies”
“All persons, individual and corporate, have the right to obtain advice and representation in legally privileged circumstances, which is secured at Common Law and the European Convention of Human Rights”
Read full piece here: [Law.com]