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Specialist in extradition, mutual legal assistance, criminal EU law. Recent extradition cases include ● India v Vijay Mallya ● USA v Naviner Sarao (the 2010 “flash crash”) ● USA v Kareem Serageldin (Credit Suisse executive prosecuted for his part in the 2008 financial crisis) ● the collapse of Enron (the “NatWest 3”) ● Spain v Rwandan intelligence chief, General Karenzi Karake ● Sweden v Julian Assange ● South Africa v Shrien Dewani. Mark’s domestic criminal practice focuses on anti-terrorism and cases concerning complex cross-border and jurisdictional issues. His recent caseload has included ● R v Anjem Choudary ● the 1982 Hyde Park IRA bombing ● the Pakistani international cricket spot-fixing trial ● the plot to bomb the London Stock Exchange ● challenges to the legality of the policing of the 2011 Royal Wedding.
Extradition Lawyers' Association (former Chair).
Co-author of “Abuse of Process in Criminal Proceedings” (Bloomsbury, 4th. ed., 2014); "The Law of Extradition and Mutual Assistance" (OUP, 3rd ed., 2013), “Human Rights and Criminal Justice” (Sweet & Maxwell, 3rd ed., 2012). Contributing editor to "Fraud: Criminal Law and Procedure" (OUP).