Response To China's Sanctions On UK Lawyers Seen As Weak

Law360 (May 3, 2021, 10:07 PM EDT) -- The four bar associations in the U.K. and Ireland have condemned the sanctions imposed by China on Essex Court Chambers over an opinion several of its members wrote about Beijing's treatment of the Uyghurs, but criticism continues to swirl around the U.K. legal industry's seemingly lackluster response to China and its unprecedented move. 

Britain's and Ireland's four bar associations have slammed the Chinese regime's decision to impose sanctions on Essex Court Chambers due to some members' criticism of Beijing's treatment of the Uyghur minority. (iStock.) In a statement released last week, the Bar Councils of England and Wales, Ireland, Northern Ireland,...

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