Graeme became a tenant at Doughty Street Chambers in October 2013 following completion of pupillage. Graeme accepts instructions across Chambers’ practice areas, with a particular focus on extradition, international, public and coronial law.
Graeme comes to the Bar with wide-ranging experience, including the representation of detained patients in mental health review tribunals, being a lawyer stagiaire at the European Court of Human Rights, and setting up a project on death row in Uganda, Kampala.
Graeme’s work has been published in numerous fora: he contributed a chapter to Capital Punishment: New Perspectives (Ashgate) on capital punishment litigation in Uganda, described as ‘both poignant and persuasive’ in Prof Andrew Nowak’s 2015 review. Forthcoming publications include a chapter on ‘Unreasonableness’ in Supperstone et al. ‘Judicial Review’.
Graeme exclusively defends extradition requests at first instance and on appeal before the High Court. His achievements regularly appear under the News section on Chambers’ website. Graeme also provides training to solicitors and bespoke advice in relation to extradition, mutual legal assistance, prisoner repatriation, Interpol red notices, cross-border crime and related domestic law and international treaties.
Notable recent and ongoing first instance cases include:
Recent and ongoing notable appeal cases include:
Graeme has a keen and developing interest in all areas of international law. The following offers a flavour of his ongoing and recent work:
Graeme accepts instructions across the spectrum of public law. Recent and ongoing work includes:
Graeme provides legal advice and representation to bereaved families at Inquests, which extends to civil claims against the police and health Trusts, and judicial reviews of coroners’ decisions. Recent and ongoing work includes:
2011: Bar Professional Training Course, City Law School (Outstanding)
2009: MA in Healthcare Ethics & Law (2009), University of Manchester (Distinction)
2007: LL.B (Hons) English Law & French Law, University of Manchester/Lyon Université Jean Moulin III (Upper Second Class)
Shelford Scholar, Hardwicke Scholar, Buchanan Prize, 2x Continuing Education Fund Award (Lincoln's Inn)
City Law School Scholar (BPTC Results), City Law School
Lord Alliance Award in Bioethics & Law, the University of Manchester
Centre for Capital Punishment Studies Scholar, Westminster Law School
H.E. David Travel Scholar, the University of Manchester
Centre for Capital Punishment Studies
Extradition Lawyers Association
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