North sea gas field part-owned by Iran to re-open despite sanctions

The Iranian Oil Company (IOC) and BP are reported to be planning a resumption of production at the Rhum gas field in the North Sea, despite the fact that the Tehran-based producer remains the subject of EU sanctions. The field was shut down in 2010 to comply with international sanctions against Iran but following a…

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC

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 rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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