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UK Bar Guide 2023

Ranked in 2 Practice Areas
1
Extradition
10 Years Ranked
4
Immigration
1 Years Ranked

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Provided by Ben Keith

UK Bar

Practice Areas

Ben Keith is a leading barrister specialising in cross-border and international cases. He deals with all aspects of Extradition, Mutual Legal Assistance (MLA), INTERPOL, and International Law including sanctions. He represents governments, political and military leaders, High Net Worth individuals, human rights defenders, and business leaders in the most sensitive cases.

He has extensive experience of appellate proceedings before the Administrative and Divisional Courts, Civil and Criminal Divisions of the Court of Appeal as well as applications and appeals to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) and United Nations.

A leading authority on the removal of INTERPOL Red Notices for worldwide clients dealing with politically motivated allegations and the use of transnational repression by foreign governments.

He has significant expertise in human rights, extradition, and asylum proceedings in post-soviet states including Russia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Moldova and Kazakhstan. He is sought after to represent politically exposed persons in extradition, immigration, and financial proceedings, including sanctions.

He is also an expert in Immigration and Public law. Appointed to the Attorney General's 'A' Panel of counsel, dealing with some of the most complex Immigration cases for the UK government.

He also specialises in complex asylum claims for politicians and High Net Worth individuals often linked to extradition proceedings and Interpol Red Notices.

He was International Pro Bono Barrister of the Year 2021.

Career

Appointments

Deputy Judge of the Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber).

Attorney General’s A list Counsel

Professional Memberships

DELF, ECBA, CBA & IBA.

Chambers Review

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UK Bar

Extradition - London (Bar)
1
Band 1

Ben Keith
Ben Keith is an exceptionally well-regarded barrister who has undertaken a number of complex and unusual extradition cases. He has vast experience of handling European Arrest Warrants, war crimes and cases involving political corruption.


Immigration - London (Bar)
4
Band 4

Ben Keith
Ben Keith is well recognised for his expertise in immigration law. He is instructed by the Home Secretary and applicants in appeals and judicial reviews, and has acted in a number of important cases before the Court of Appeal.

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