Rebecca Niblock comments on the arrest of Julian Assange and the potential extradition requests from Sweden and US

15 April 2019

"Kingsley Napley continues to do the best-quality extradition work. The service clients get is outstanding."

Chambers UK 2018, A Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession

Rebecca Niblock, partner in Kingsley Napley's criminal litigation team and leading the firm's extradition practice, has been quoted extensively in the press, on radio and TV following the arrest of Julian Assange and the respective extradition requests from Sweden and The US.

Commentary and appearances include:

Main publications


  • BBC Radio London, Friday 12/4
  • BBC Radio Scotland: Newsdrive, Friday 12/4
  • BBC World Service weekend, Saturday 13/4
  • BBC Radio London, Sunday 14/4


  • BBC News Channel, Friday 12/4
  • Sky News, Saturday 13/4

"Extradition superstar" and considered to be "one of the best in the business"

Chambers UK 2019 - about Rebecca Niblock

"They work to a very high standard, papers are immaculately prepared and you have every support. They are great to share ideas with, they understand the issues and they have a good rapport with counsel."

Chambers UK, 2017

"Acts on highly complex matters, including those involving war crimes and Interpol red notices."

Chambers and Partners

"They have got a wide range of experience to call upon for different jurisdictions and different problems."

Chambers UK, A Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession

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