Barrister profile for UK Bar 2021
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Extradition - London (Bar)
An experienced junior who has experience of prosecuting and defending a broad range of extradition cases across all jurisdictions and boasts particular knowledge of human rights issues. She is particularly well versed in European extradition issues and appellate proceedings.
Strengths: "Very knowledgeable when it comes to various jurisdictions and someone who is good at research."
Recent work: Acted in M v Italy, representing one half of a couple whose return was sought by Italy for human trafficking offences.
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Rebecca is a highly experienced specialist in extradition and international crime who has worked at the forefront of this niche area for more than a decade. She regularly conducts cases of the utmost gravity including allegations of murder, multi-national fraud, human-trafficking and terrorism. Rebecca is instructed to raise the full spectrum of issues including technical and human rights arguments involving both European and International jurisdictions. In addition, she is experienced in ancillary Judicial Reviews, habeas corpus applications and submissions to the European Court of Human Rights. Consequently Rebecca is extraordinarily thorough when identifying and advising upon any and all challenges to extradition and is a careful and adept tactician.
Rebecca applies a forensic and analytical approach to her work and is fearless in robustly advancing challenges in her clients’ interests. She conveys the most complex legal arguments in a straightforward and engaging manner both orally and in writing and her compassion and commitment translates to excellent client care.
In addition to her Court work, Rebecca utilises her extensive knowledge to provide advice to individuals at risk of extradition, those seeking to challenge Interpol red notices and those seeking prison transfer (amongst others). She accepts direct access instructions. Rebecca’s recognised expertise has led to her provision of commentary on extradition matters in legal publications and to the wider media including the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 news and print press. She was chosen to lecture the Commonwealth Secretariat on the European Arrest Warrant regime.
DELF, CBA, BHRC.