Turkey’s final appeal to extradite Erdogan critic Hamdi Akin Ipek dismissed

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Turkey’s final appeal to extradite Erdogan critic Hamdi Akin Ipek dismissed

BCL partner, Michael Drury speaks to The Guardian following the high court ruling to uphold his client’s extradition case as politically motivated.

On Tuesday 9th April (2019), Mrs Justice Elisabeth Laing dismissed the Turkish government’s appeal.

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BCL partner, Michael Drury has a diverse practice, ranging from extradition (where he has successfully represented senior Ministers and others in former Soviet Union states, defeating extradition claims and securing the removal of and preventing the issue of Red Notices) to representing individuals in regulatory proceedings brought by the FCA (in LIBOR and other matters); acting in criminal investigations by the SFO (including for corporates and individuals in bribery and corruption cases, and in LIBOR); acting in investigations by the Information Commissioner’s Office (in the spin off from NCA investigations into ‘blagging’); and representing individuals in arenas as wide ranging as the Metropolitan Police investigation into the alleged involvement of British officials in the transfer of individuals to Libya under the regime of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi to fraud investigations by a variety of police forces in England and Wales.

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