Tomomi Takahashi


On 11 August 2023, the UK Department for Business and Trade issued the Legal Advisory Services General Trade Licence (the “General Licence”) which came into force immediately. The General Licence was issued following the amendments to the Russia (Sanctions) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (the “UK Russia Regulations”) earlier in June (the “Amending Regulation”) which introduced certain restrictions to the provision of legal advisory services concerning sanctions against Russia. As summarised in our previous blog on…