Supreme Court to consider the right to retrial in the extradition context for the first time

On 28 and 29 November 2023, the Supreme Court will hear argument on the circumstances in which a person convicted in their absence in a foreign jurisdiction may be extradited to that country.

Edward Fitzgerald KC and Graeme Hall, instructed by Ieva Giedraitye of Lloyds PR Solicitors, represent the appellant in Bertino v Italy (High Court judgment here).

Ben Cooper KC and Mary Westcott, instructed by Rebecca Field and Katy O’Mara of ITN Solicitors, represent the appellant in Merticariu v Romania (High Court judgment here).