By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

Do Faroe fish sanctions breach the law of the sea?

As foreshadowed in a previous blog, the European Commission has  decided (on 20 August 2013) to adopt restrictive measures against the Faroe Islands in response to the islands’ decision to adopt a unilateral herring quota. The measures include restrictions on the use of EU ports by vessels fishing for the herring and mackerel stocks under the control of the Faroe Islands....

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Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human...

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