Cartwright King has a team of extradition solicitors with the knowledge and expertise to fight extradition proceedings through every stage, from arrest right through to appeals at the Supreme Court. We are a national firm and can assist wherever you are based.
How can we help you?
- Extradition requests: certification, European arrest warrants (EAWs), certificate of conviction
- Category 1 & 2 territories: Judicial and designated authority, dual criminality; Prima Facie evidence
- Extradition offences: bars to extradition
- Bail application
- Appeals and human rights issues
- Appointing the best barrister for your case
- Instructing and liaising with foreign lawyers and experts
- Money laundering, fraud, cartels, war crimes, corruption
Proceedings are brought via the Serious and Organised Crime Agency (SOCA), Extradition Unit and Crown Prosecution Service (CPS). Cartwright King has significant experience in working with all these agencies and will liaise directly with them on your behalf throughout the proceedings.
Extradition is the transfer of a person accused of criminal offences in a country outside of the UK to that country to be prosecuted or serve a criminal sentence. We understand how stressful, complex and life changing these proceedings are. Our reputation in criminal defence means we have all the experience to fight for you to bring the best results possible for you and your family.
Businesses and individuals may find themselves under investigation from other jurisdictions. You may receive a request for Mutual Legal Assistance (MLA) or find out that you are under investigation for various criminal offences. Knowing how to respond to such requests and understanding your rights will determine how we can help you reach the best possible outcome.
Our initial consultation with you to discuss the details of your case is free of charge, based on this information we will provide you with full details of the costs, or Legal Aid should you be eligible, before we proceed with your case. Please call us to discuss your requirements, or email us using the enquiry form below.
Amidst the Coronavirus outbreak, our team of solicitors are adopting Skype video calling to continue providing excellent legal services to you.
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Why choose Cartwright King?
Cartwright King also promotes remote working, so we can provide you with the same excellent service outside of our office locations.