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22nd Dec 2017News

Julia Faure Walker and Sarah Przybylska appointed Treasury Counsel Monitorees

Many congratulations to Julia Faure Walker and Sarah Przybylska who have been appointed as Treasury Counsel Monitorees. During a two-year monitoring period, their practice will include Junior Treasury Counsel work, and at the end of that period the Treasury Counsel Committee will make its recommendation as to whether they should be appointed. Treasury Counsel prosecute the […]

20th Dec 2017News

Romanian Extradition: Stasis Maintained

Gavin Irwin’s client was discharged by the Administrative Court as a result of the refusal of the Romanian authorities to guarantee the conditions of his detention in the event of his extradition. The fallout after the judgment in Grecu v Romania [2017] EWHC 1427 (Admin) continues. The extradition proceedings involved two EAWs for convictions for […]

18th Dec 2017Newsletters

Brexit Select Committee Publishes Sanctions Report

On Sunday 17th December 2017, the House of Lords European Union Committee (‘the Select Committee’) published its report on ‘Brexit: Sanctions Policy’. The Select Committee is appointed to “scrutinise documents deposited in the House by a Minister, and other matters relating to the European Union”. The report is published “for debate”. There are two principal […]

18th Dec 2017News

Sarah Przybylska and Lewis MacDonald prosecute boiler room Fraud targeted at elderly

Sarah Przybylska and Lewis MacDonald prosecuted six defendants for involvement in a large-scale boiler room fraud targeted at elderly people. The prime movers, brothers Anis Ben-Sghaier and Amin Ben-Sghaier persuaded a large number of victims to part with hundreds of thousands of pounds between November 2013 and April 2015, including one 79-year-old man who lost […]