George Hepburne-Scott Instructed in High-Profile Albanian Murder Extradition Appeal

The case of Albania v H.M. has attracted international publicity. It involves an extradition request from the Republic of Albania brought under part 2 of the Extradition Act 2003. George originally defeated the same extradition request in 2007. The case involves a conviction for Murder in the defendant’s absence in Albania in 2000.

He was sentenced in his absence to 25 years’ imprisonment. The case raises complex issue of international law and George has been instructed to advise on representations to the Home Secretary, Sajid Javid and thereafter to represent the defendant in the High Court.

George is available to advise at short notice on any extradition matter. Please contact the Clerks for more details.


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