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Natasha Draycott

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Natasha is a leading extradition barrister who has successfully acted in a number of landmark cases.

Natasha is experienced in US, Russian and Turkish requests. She presently defends US allegations of drug importation, a Bermudan request alleging child sexual abuse, a UAE request for serious fraud allegations and an Indian request regarding an offence of bigamy. Recent cases have included: India v Kapoor, a complex Part 2 case involving child abduction, led by David Josse QC and Albania v Xhelili, a triple murder case.

Natasha acts in complex and grave matters such as murder, terrorism and serious sexual offences. She represented the US Government in relation to a $70m cyber fraud Konovalenko; the Swiss Government in a drug importation case and the Hungarian Government in a lengthy human trafficking case Udvardy.

Natasha has a wealth of experience in prison condition cases; she was recently led by Mark Summers QC in the lead case on Hungarian Prison Conditions Fuzesi and Others.

She is renowned for her expertise in cases involving Article 8 and was led by Alan Jones QC in the leading authorities: Celinski & Others and Wisniewski & Other where certified questions of law were determined by the Supreme Court.