Extradition Lawyers Association



The US, the forum bar and Lauri Love

Wednesday 7th February 2018
6.00pm for 6.30pm

 at White and Case

5 Old Broad Street



 Speakers :

  • Edward Fitzgerald QC – Doughty Street Chambers
  • Nick Vamos –Peters and Peters
  • Jim Pastore -Debevoise & Plimpton (formerly a US DOJ Prosecutor)

 Please join us for drinks after the seminar

Free for Members

Non-members £15

 1.5 CPD points for solicitors and barristers

 Book online here

Please contact our Aministrator Linda Davies

on 07760 272809 or elaeventbookings@gmail.com

with any questions





Please join us for an educational event, followed by drinks & canapes


Sir Richard Aikens, retired member of the Court of Appeal, and Honorary Chair of the ELA

Mike Kennedy, former President of Eurojust and Former Chief Operating Officer of the Crown Prosecution Service

Helen Malcolm QC, an expert in extradition cases, who undertook the first European Arrest Warrant case in the UK



Thursday 28 September 2017 at 6pm for 6.30pm (followed by drinks at 8pm)


  One Moorgate Place;  https://www.onemoorgateplace.com/

 1.5 CPD for solicitors and barristers

 FREE to members and £10 for non-members



The Extradition Lawyers’ Association would like to invite our members to a Summer Party, with drinks, canapes and music, to celebrate the appointment of a new committee and the relaunch of the Association:

Wednesday 19 July

6.00pm – 9.00pm

Mishcon de Reya, Africa House, 70 Kingsway, WC2B 6AH

Please note that the event is free for current members, but there is a small charge for non-members. Please RSVP  here by clicking on this link - https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ela-summer-party-tickets-35538935914


The ELA 2016 Annual Conference - Future Concerns in Extradition Practice

Wednesday 16 November 2016 - The Large Pension Room, Gray's Inn

Our panel of distinguished speakers will comprise:

• Professor John Spencer - Professor Emeritus of Law at the University of Cambridge

• Julian Knowles QC - Matrix Chambers

• Ralphe Bunche - Regional Director (Europe) Fair Trials

Followed by drinks and canapes  at 8pm


The ELA 2015 Annual Conference - Extradition and Human Rights Question Time - 11 November 2015 - 6pm for 6.30pm. - The Great Hall, Grays Inn

This year's conference will be in the style of Question Time - our panel will take questions from the panel chair. The panel will include:

  • Chair - The Rt Hon Lord Inglewood
  • Anne-Marie Kundert - CPS
  • Professor Rod Morgan - University of Bristol
  • Andrew Symeou
  • Hugo Keith QC - 3 Raymond Buildings

Followed by a drinks reception from 8pm.

Tickets can be purchased online here

Members £15

Non-members - £50

1.5 CPD credit for solicitors and barristers.



The Extradition Lawyers Association held a social event for members on the evening of Wednesday 9th September 2015 at the offices of Corker Binning at 22 Essex Street. A team quiz (with extradition themed questions) took place followed by with drinks and canapés.


Tuesday 24 March 2015 - The House of Lords 2015 Extradition Report 

The House of Lords Extradition Law Select Committee was appointed on 12 June 2014 to consider and report on the law and practice relating to extradition, in particular the Extradition Act 2003.

Lord Inglewood, Chairman of the Committee
Lord Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood
Lord Empey
Baroness Hamwee
Lord Rowlands
Baroness Wilcox

of the House of Lords Extradition Law Select Committee will present and take questions on their report that is due for publication on 10 March 2015.

1.5 CPD for solicitors and barristers
FREE to ELA members



26 February 2015 - Changes to the Jurisdiction of the Court of Justice from 1 December 2014 


  • Marie Demetriou QC
  • Helen Malcolm QC and
  • Jago Russell



The ELA 2014 annual conference "Recent reforms to the extradition process and ongoing issues, with a focus on mental health" took place on 18th November 2014 the Large Pension Room, Gray's Inn.


  • Lord Inglewood (Chair of the House of Lords Committee on Extradition Law)
  • Professor Nigel Eastman (Professor of Law and Ethics in Psychiatry. Honorary Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist, St George’s University of London)
  • James Eadie QC (Blackstone Chambers)
  • Ian Brownlee (Senior Policy Adviser CPS)


26 June 2014 –   US-UK Extradition: An Inside Perspective

Panel of speakers chaired by Peter Binning of Corker Binning:

  • Nick Vamos CPS;
  • Roger Burlingame of Kobre & Kim - former US DOJ Prosecutor;
  • Jeffrey H Knox, Chief, Criminal Division, Fraud Section, US Department of Justice