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BCL Solicitors LLP

Crime: Extradition

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What the team is known for

Highly experienced team noted for its representation of high-profile individuals in complex cases. Specialist expertise in politically sensitive matters, frequently acting on proceedings involving multiple jurisdictions, asset freezing and Interpol Red Notices. Particularly active representing high net worth individuals and public figures in extradition requests from Russia and Eastern Europe. Considerable experience representing clients caught up in complex investigations into alleged corruption and fraud.

Strengths

"The team is good at preparing documents and setting the strategy on a case," says a source, adding that "they do an excellent job for clients."

Notable practitioners

Kate Chanter is noted for her work in extradition litigation. She demonstrates particular expertise handling Part 1 European Arrest Warrants.
"She has experience and is a good lawyer."

Michael Drury 's extradition expertise extends across multiple jurisdictions including those in Africa, South America and Eastern Europe. He has notable experience defending clients facing charges of corruption, fraud and other serious crimes, particularly in cases where such charges may be politically motivated.
"He is very responsive and gives you confidence in his abilities."

Shaul Brazil frequently represents high-profile individuals facing extradition in relation to serious criminal charges, including fraud, money laundering and drugs trafficking.
"He is energetic and sharp-minded, with great experience." "I can't recommend Shaul enough - he got straight to the point on the matter and got us the solution we needed."

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Overview

BCL is one of the leading solicitors’ firms acting for high-profile individuals in complex extradition cases. 

BCL acts in a select number of cases for (former) members of government, oligarchs and wealthy businessmen, which are often politically motivated or otherwise brought for improper reasons. Our track record in such cases is second to none. Our cases are long-running, and usually of significant public interest.

Crime: Extradition Department

BCL Solicitors LLP

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51 Lincoln's Inn Fields

London

Greater London

UK

WC2A 3LZ

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Crime: Extradition


Kate Chanter
Associates to watch
Michael Drury
Band 3
Shaul Brazil
Band 3