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UK Bar Guide 2023

Ranked in 1 Practice Areas
2
Extradition
7 Years Ranked

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Provided by Louisa Collins

UK Bar

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Louisa is a well-regarded and established specialist extradition barrister, acting both on behalf of requested persons and foreign governments. She has a wealth of knowledge, having practiced in this area since 2008, dealing with complex cases from numerous jurisdictions, including the USA, Moldova, Armenia, India, UAE, Turkey, Nigeria as well as the full spectrum of European countries.

She works tirelessly to obtain the best possible outcomes for her clients and is noted for her approachability and hard work ethic.

Louisa has extensive experience of appellate proceedings, regularly appearing before the Divisional and Administrative Courts, has made applications to the ECHR and dealt with ancillary proceedings, including judicial review.

She regularly advises on challenging INTERPOL Red Notices, has assisted in negotiating prisoner-transfer arrangements and has coordinated successful s21B interview requests.

Recent instructions include cases raising issues of torture, human trafficking, politically motivated criminal proceedings, corporate crime, and large-scale multi-jurisdictional frauds.

Career

Recent Reported Cases:

Bazys & Besan v Lithuania [2022] EWHC 1094 (Admin)

Nemeth, Lakatos & Horvath v Hungary [2022] EWHC 273 (Admin)

Greece v Hysa, Neli & Jalil [2022] EWHC 2050 (Admin)

Sula v Greece [2022] EWHC 230 (Admin)

Tabuncic & Coev v Moldova [2021] EWHC 1269 (Admin)

Estevez v Italy [2021] EWHC 2069 (Admin)

Taranenco v Romania [2020] EWHC 1198 (Admin)

Professional Memberships

Panel Appointments:

Attorney General’s B List Counsel.

Professional Memberships:

DELF, ELA.

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Extradition - London (Bar)
2
Band 2

Louisa Collins
Louisa Collins is highly experienced in a wide range of complex extradition cases, and represents both foreign governments and requested persons. Collins also specialises in human rights and serious criminal matters.

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