ICJ hears preliminary objections in Iran v US

This week, the International Court of Justice is hearing the preliminary objections raised by the US in Iran’s claim that the US’ re-imposition of sanctions after its withdrawal from the nuclear deal violates the 1955 Treaty of Amity. Iran is seeking an order requiring the US to lift its sanctions, and for compensation. See case history here, here and here. …

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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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