News: Extradition

Privy Council dismisses appeal in FIFA corruption case

On 17 November, the Privy Council dismissed an appeal brought by Jack Warner, the former Vice President of FIFA, whose...

17th November 2022

Helen Malcolm KC, Hugh Davies OBE KC & Saba Naqshbandi nominated for Legal 500 Awards

Three members of Chambers, and Chambers, have been nominated for professional awards by the Legal 500. Helen Malcolm KC...

7th July 2022

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

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

Zamira Hajiyeva

In extradition proceedings brought by the Government of Azerbaijan, Hugo Keith QC and Ben Watson successfully represented...

27th September 2019

Belgian EAWs for human trafficking discharged

Westminster Magistrates' Court discharged five individuals today alleged to be part of a significant human trafficking gang,...

3rd July 2019

Turkey fails in attempt to extradite media boss from UK

Turkey has failed in a final attempt to extradite a dispossessed media proprietor to Ankara to face financial charges...

11th April 2019

Politically motivated extradition request by Turkey refused

Westminster Magistrates' Court discharged three men alleged to be leaders of the Gulenist movement. The court found that the...

28th November 2018

Mrs A – extradition request for lady alleged to have spent £16m at Harrods

Mrs Hajiyeva was granted bail pending the hearing of the request for her extradition by the Government of Azerbaijan. Hugo...

6th November 2018