UK High Court judgment says paying Iranian ministry interest on award would breach sanctions

The UK Commercial Court has given judgment in Ministry of Defence & Support for Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran v International Military Services Ltd [2019] EWHC 1994. As we reported in May, the issue was whether the interest on £400m owed to Iran from the sale of British military vehicles in 1971 should be enforced during the …

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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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