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John Hardy QC

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Extradition, human rights, mutual legal assistance. Regularly appears in Supreme Court, frequent appearances in Divisional and Administrative Courts representing both foreign governments and defendants in extradition proceedings, as well as prosecuting authorities and defendants in domestic Judicial Reviews and cases stated. Also practises in serious crime, appearing for both prosecution and defence in murder, torture, and money-laundering cases, as well as representing clients appearing before professional and disciplinary tribunals. Recently represented a barrister at the CCC accused of VAT fraud. Also travels extensively to lecture and teach. Has recently made presentations in Brussels, Madrid, Macao, Paris, Prague, Utrecht, and Vilnius and regularly adjudicates at "Themis" competition for the EJTN. Is a visiting faculty-member at the ENM in Bordeaux each year.


Called 1988. Recorder of the Crown Courts 2002. QC 2008. .