High Court allows extradition appeal of Lithuanian father

02.07.14 | |

Einikis v Ministry of Justice of Lithuania

The High Court today allowed the appeal of a 24 year old Lithuanian man who had argued that enforcing a 19 month custodial sentence imposed for 2 burglaries committed in 2008 would have a disproportionate impact on the Appellant’s and his family’s Article 8 rights.  Mr. Justice Ouseley found that the delay of over a year in hearing the appeal was one of the relevant factors which tipped the balance.  Considering all of the circumstances, extradition would constitute a disproportionate interference with the right to family life.

 

Mary Westcott represented the Appellant and was instructed by Lawrence & Co LLP

« Back to listing

About cookies on our website

Following a revised EU directive on website cookies, each company based, or doing business, in the EU is required to notify users about the cookies used on their website.

Our site uses cookies to improve your experience of certain areas of the site and to allow the use of specific functionality like social media page sharing. You may delete and block all cookies from this site, but as a result parts of the site may not work as intended.

To find out more about what cookies are, which cookies we use on this website and how to delete and block cookies, please see our Which cookies we use page.

Click on the button below to accept the use of cookies on this website (this will prevent the dialogue box from appearing on future visits)