News: James Lewis QC

Privy Council hears extradition appeal in FIFA corruption case

On 27-28 April, the Privy Council heard an appeal brought by Jack Warner, the former Vice President of FIFA, whose...

28th April 2022

The High Court reverses the decision to extradite Julian Assange

In a judgment released on Friday, 10th December, the Lord Chief Justice and Lord Justice Holroyde overturned the decision of...

13th December 2021

Hearing into former Spanish King’s request for Sovereign Immunity begins at the Royal Courts of Justice

A preliminary hearing is underway at the Royal Courts of Justice whereby former King Juan Carlos I of Spain is seeking...

7th December 2021

Chambers & Partners Financial Crime High Net Worth Rankings released

Following the release of the Chambers & Partners Financial Crime, High Net Worth Rankings, we are pleased to announce...

23rd July 2021

National Crime Agency v Suleyman Javadov and Izzat Khanim Javadova – Westminster Magistrates’ Court

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has settled its application for forfeiture under s303Z14 of POCA against Mr Javadov and Mrs...

6th July 2021

Three Raymond Buildings Awards the Fourth Nicholls Prize for Advocacy

Congratulations to Natalie Nguyen, winner of the 2021 Gray’s Inn Moot Final, and to Alice Defriend who was first runner...

21st May 2021

Heads of Chambers Announcement

Chambers is pleased to announce that James Lewis QC and Hugo Keith QC have been appointed joint Head of Chambers. The...

12th November 2020

Airbus enters into historic global resolution of bribery and corruption allegations

On 31 January 2020, multinational aerospace corporation Airbus SE entered into settlement agreements with the UK's Serious...

31st January 2020

Diamond Tycoon Extradition

The Government of India seeks the extradition of Nirav Modi, a diamond tycoon, in relation to an allegation that he defrauded...

15th November 2019

High Court hears the first ever Unexplained Wealth Order

The High Court today heard a challenge to the first ever Unexplained Wealth Order. The order had originally been sought and...

6th August 2018