The enforcement of criminal law across borders is a reality, particularly within the European Union. This is probably not to change despite Brexit, in whatever form it will unfold.

In 2017 over 17,000 European arrest warrants were issued throughout the EU, in comparison to 2005 when this figure was a mere 6,894.

It is important that prospective clients are aware of their rights and are knowledgeable as to what grounds they may challenge a European arrest warrant or extradition request issued against them from outside the EU.

We can assist you through the various stages of the extradition process; including before or after an arrest. Alternatively, we are able to assist you in challenging an extradition request where necessary.