Category: United Kingdom

9th Apr 2019

Ipek extradition: Turkish government refused permission to appeal

On 9 April 2019, Laing J ruled that the Turkish Government should not be granted permission to appeal against Westminster Magistrates’ Court’s ruling that Akin Ipek and his co-accused Ali Celik and Talip Buyuk should not be extradited to Turkey. As he left the court, Mr Ipek said he hoped that the ruling brought an […]

27th Mar 2019

Jack Shepherd consents to his extradition to the UK

Yesterday, 26 March 2019, Jack Shepherd appeared before a Georgian court to confirm he will not contest his extradition to the UK. The UK authorities requested his extradition so that he could serve a term of imprisonment for the manslaughter by gross negligence of his date, Charlotte Brown, who was killed in a speedboat crash […]

25th Mar 2019

Mark Acklom appears in front of UK Crown Court

Mark Acklom has appeared before a UK Crown Court where he has been charged with defrauding Carolyn Woods of nearly £762,000. It is alleged that Mr Acklom dishonestly claimed he was a Swiss banker, who worked for MI6 and that he was legally able to marry Ms Woods. Mr Acklom allegedly induced Ms Woods into […]

25th Mar 2019

Jack Shepherd: extradition hearing set for 26 March 2019

On 4 March 2019, we reported that the UK had formally requested the extradition of Jack Shepherd, who was convicted of the manslaughter by gross negligence of his date Charlotte Brown, in July 2018. Mr Shepherd’s lawyer, Irakli Chilingarashvili, has confirmed that the extradition hearing has been set for noon, local time, on 26 March […]

29th Jan 2019

John Downey extradition delayed

On 7 November 2018, we reported that John Downey had appeared before the Irish High Court to contest his extradition to Northern Ireland. Mr Downey is wanted in Northern Ireland on charges relating to the IRA Hyde Park bombing that took place in 1982. He had previously been put on trial at the Old Bailey […]

Jasvinder Nakhwal
Partner
jnakhwal@petersandpeters.com
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7822 7753

Nick Vamos
Partner
nvamos@petersandpeters.com
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7822 7776

Countries

Archive