Ben is a Barrister specialising in Extradition, Immigration, International Crime and International Humanitarian and Public law. He leads 5SAH’s Extradition and International team and has been consistently ranked as a leader in his field. He has extensive experience of appellate proceedings before the Administrative and Divisional Courts, as well as applications and appeals to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) and United Nations. He has particular expertise in human rights and extradition proceedings in post-soviet states including Russia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Moldova and Kazakhstan often representing politically exposed persons in immigration, extradition and financial proceedings.
He is a leading expert in political corruption and corporate raiding. He has expertise in the Middle East including: UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Egypt dealing with cases of torture, disappearance and universal jurisdiction. He has significant expertise in the challenge of INTERPOL Red Notices. He has considerable experience of EAW cases having conducted well over 500 cases including allegations of murder, rape, people trafficking, terrorism and complex fraud.
In Immigration cases he represents the Home Office on a broad spectrum of cases, from unlawful detention to challenges to the Dublin III framework, and represents applicants in politically sensitive asylum.
DELF, ECBA, CBA, IBA.