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Emilie Pottle led by Hugh Southey QC in the Divisional Court in extradition appeal concerning abuse of process and proportionality.

16th February 2017



Emilie Pottle and Hugh Southey QC represented the Appellant in this important extradition appeal before the Divisional Court-- arguing that the existence of two European Arrest Warrants for the same offence amounted to an abuse of process.  The case also raised the issues concerning the implementation of the CJEU decision in Bob-Dogi ​and the fundamental right of requested persons to call evidence challenging the requesting state.  A full transcript of the judgement is available here:​