News: International Law

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

Rachel Barnes speaking on sanctions in Cyprus and Jersey

Rachel Barnes is speaking today on international sanctions and export controls at the English-Cypriot Law Day, Limassol,...

13th 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

UN Security Council delists Tunisian national from sanctions list

Mr Nassim Saadi, a Tunisian national, has been removed the global ISIL (Da’esh) and Al-Qaida sanctions list by the United...

16th May 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

US, EU and UK Sanctions

Rachel Barnes was a guest lecturer at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, Boston, the first and...

8th April 2019

OFSI gears up to use its civil enforcement powers

Rachel Barnes, Patrick Hill & Genevieve Woods have recently published an article on UK sanctions enforcement, originally...

7th March 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