Campaspe Lloyd Jacob

Call: 1990

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Campaspe is returning to chambers after a career break to resume her extensive criminal and extradition practice. She has appeared for the defence in terrorism, fraud, violence, sex, and drugs cases. In the extradition field, she has obtained the discharge of many requested persons. She was part of the prosecuting team. in Pinochet in its three House of Lords hearings She initiated the appeal, and consequent compensation claim, of Nicholas Mullen who had – decades earlier – been sentenced to 30 years for conspiracy to cause explosions (on the grounds that he was illegally kidnapped and brought to the UK by the security services). She was also instructed in the transfer of Tharcisse Muvunyi to the ICTR.

Legal Expertise

Extradition overview

Campaspe has appeared in many high-profile extradition cases over the years, appearing both for foreign governments and for those seeking to resist extradition. She has made a speciality of representing Italian clients and identifying Article 6 breaches in Italian legal proceedings. She was part of the prosecution team in Pinochet and she was a contributor to Halsbury’s Laws extradtion section.

Crime overview

Campaspe’s practice encompasses all areas of crime. She has appeared in numerous fraud and terrorist cases as well as drugs cases, and cases alleging violence and sexual assault.

Professional Discipline overview

Campaspe appears before disciplinary tribunals seeking the removal of or sanctions against professional individuals.

Inquests & Inquiries overview

Campaspe accepts instructions on all matters relating to inquests and public inquiries.

Mullen v Regina
[1999] Cr App R143 CA
R v Secretary of State for Home Department ex parte Nicholas Mullen [2002] EWHC 230 (Admin); [2002] 1 WLR 1857, DC; [2003] 2 WLR 835, CA; [2004] 2 WLR. 1140, HL; [2005] 1 AC 1

Mitoi v Romania
2006 EWHC 1977 (Admin)

Migliorelli v Govt of Italy
2006 EWHC 243 (Admin)
Trial in absence in Italy breached Article 6 rights

Crown Prosecution Service v Saia
Queen’s Bench Division (Administrative Court) [2001] EWHC Admin 997

R v Bow St Magistrates’ Court and others ex p Pinochet Ugarte
(Nos 1-3) [2001] 1 AC 61, HL, [2001] 1 AC 119, HL, [2001] 1 AC 119, HL

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Extradition Lawyers Associations
Criminal Bar Association

Fluent Italian
Fluent French

Oxford University BA
City University Dip Law

A novel, Ophelia in Pieces, under the name Clare Jacob. Published by Short Books. ISBN 978-1-907595-49-3

An opera, The Face, performed at Gray’s Inn (Campaspe wrote the libretto. Music by Christopher Bowers Broadbent)

Campaspe has taught English to refugees (through the Refugee Council and Southwark Asylum Seekers Day Care Centre).

She has appeared for residents in a planning appeal and received a Southwark civic award.