US applies to seize Gibraltar Iranian tanker

The US Department of Justice has applied to seize Grace 1, the Iranian tanker seized in Gibraltar in July on suspicion of breaching EU sanctions on Syria (see post). Gibraltar’s Supreme Court is to decide today (15 August) whether to extend the detention of the vessel.

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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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