International Insights in Criminal Law is a series of podcasts covering different aspects of cross border crime.

In the third episode of our series, Rebecca Niblock, Partner & Nicola Finnerty, Partner in our Criminal Litigation team, speak about extradition outside the EU.

They explore the following questions:

  • What is extradition and what is an extradition offence?
  • What happens if a person's extradition is sought for an offence they didn't commit?
  • Which courts in the UK hear extradition cases and what is the role of the court?
  • What bars to extradition are available?
  • To which countries does the UK extradite?

Stay tuned for more episodes in the series which will cover topics including European Arrest Warrants and Overseas Production Orders.

Further Information

For further information on the issues raised in this podcast, please contact a member of our International Crime and Extradition team.

You can also find out more about the work our International Crime and Extradition team cover by clicking here or further information on Extradition by clicking here.


Rebecca Niblock is a partner in our Criminal Litigation team. She has significant experience in both domestic criminal litigation and extradition, having acted for defendants in a wide range of criminal matters from serious fraud, money laundering and corruption, to sexual offences and offences involving violence or drugs. Rebecca specialises in cases involving cross-jurisdictional elements. She has successfully defended a large number of persons requested by other states, both inside and outside the EU in extradition proceedings at all levels from the magistrates’ court to the Supreme Court. She also has experience in advising in sanctions cases, and in providing advice to those subject to Interpol red notices and mutual legal assistance requests.

Nicola Finnerty is a partner in the criminal litigation team. She has experience of fraud, corruption  (including the Bribery Act) and cartel matters, financial compliance, money laundering, asset seizure and confiscation cases, through to sexual offence casesdrugsmurder and offensive weapon crimes.


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