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Rebecca Hill

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Rebecca is one of the most experienced extradition practitioners having specialised in the area for over a decade and having been consistently recognised as a leader in the field by Chambers & Partners.

She continues to be instructed to prosecute and defend in cases of the utmost gravity, involving both European and International jurisdictions and raising the full spectrum of issues including technical and human rights arguments. In addition she is experienced in ancillary Judicial Reviews, habeas corpus applications and submissions to the European Court of Human Rights. She is instructed to advise in cases of international individuals ‘at risk’ of extradition and those who have been returned to the UK by ‘import extraditions’. As such her expertise encompasses every area of work in the extradition field.

Recent notable cases include M v Italy [2018] EWHC 1808 (Admin), Brazil v PD [2018] (ongoing), Russia v IT [2018] (ongoing), Doci v Italy [2017] A.C.D. 21, Leach v USA [2017] (Unreported), Shah v France [2015] EWHC 3746 Admin, Zagorskij v Lithuania [2015] EWHC 2335 (Admin).

Professional Memberships

Extradition Lawyers Association, Criminal Bar Association, Defence Extradition Lawyers Forum.