ICJ rejects US’s objections to Iran’s Treaty of Amity claim

In July 2018 Iran brought proceedings against the USA at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the Hague (press release and blog) alleging that the US decision to re-impose sanctions on Iran in 2018 violates the 1955 Treaty of Amity between the US and Iran. The US objected to the Court’s jurisdiction and to the admissibility of Iran’s claim, …

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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