Extradition

QEB Hollis Whiteman draws on its wide-ranging experience and expertise in all areas of criminal, public and international law to provide advice and representation at all stages of the extradition process.

Overview

Members of QEB Hollis Whiteman act on behalf of states, judicial authorities, government agencies and requested individuals.  Our wealth of experience in criminal, public and international law means we are well placed to advise on all matters relating to this rapidly developing practice area.  We are able to assist those involved in complex extradition cases ranging from environmental crimes to multinational frauds. 

Our team assists at all stages of the extradition process, from advice before an extradition request through to representation at every stage of the legal proceedings. 

Our Experience

We advise and represent in relation to European Arrest Warrants, requests from Category 2 territories and those with whom the UK has ad hoc extradition arrangements, and appeals against extradition at every level of court, national and international.  We prepare applications to the High Court for habeas corpus and judicial review proceedings, and we provide advice and representation in relation to the removal of INTERPOL Red Notices and the transmission of material obtained through mutual legal assistance.

Notable Cases

Italy v Rivay
The extradition of an Italian businessman in relation to alleged environmental and financial crimes in Italy.