We are an international organisation which aims to represent defence lawyers practising in extradition by creating best working practices; sharing information across jurisdictions; proactively pursuing improvements in procedure; responding to government consultations on legislation, practice and procedure.
We are based in London but welcome lawyers practising in the field of extradition from all jurisdictions.
The objectives of DELF include advancing its members’ education and training in all matters relating to their practice as defence extradition lawyers and encouraging social interaction amongst members.
The conference will run all day and be followed by a drinks reception in the evening. Please click here for the programme.
The conference will be followed by a drinks reception at the Atrium of the Leonardo Royal Hotel. It is possible to buy tickets for the drinks reception only.
The conference will start with an introduction by Clare Montgomery QC, Matrix Chambers and following topics will be discussed
- European Extradition Law
- Trauma Mental Health and Extradition
- Political corruption in extradition and asylum proceedings
- How to remove an Interpol Red Notice
Please click on the title above for the registration form.
Registration will not be accepted until payment has been received. Please note we can not refund your ticket in case of cancellation.
Payment - please use ‘your name annual conference 2019’ as reference
Defence Extradition Lawyers Forum
Sort Code: 60 40 04
Account Number: 32 49 95 82
IBAN details: GB97NWBK60400432499582
A judging panel consisting of Mr Justice Julian Knowles, Edward Fitzgerald QC and Anand Doobay will select the winning essay.
The competition is open in the United Kingdom to those studying law at undergraduate or postgraduate level, students of the Graduate Diploma in Law, the Legal Practice Course, the Bar Professional Training Course, trainee solicitors, pupil barristers, and legal practitioners up to 3 years PQE or call.
The essay question is: ‘What are the limits of mutual trust in extradition relations?’
The essay should be no more than 2000 words in length including footnotes.
The closing date for entries is 4pm on 22 July 2019. Entries should be submitted to the following email address: email@example.com
The entrant’s email should include entrant’s full contact details and details of the entrant’s academic institution / firm / chambers. The essay should be sent as an attachment to the email and the attachment itself should not contain the entrant’s name or any identifying details.
The entries will be judged according to the quality of academic and legal argument. The decision of the final judging panel will be final.
The winner will be formally announced at the DELF annual conference on 13 September 2019.
The winner of the competition will receive a prize of £750 and two tickets to the DELF annual conference.
Any queries should be addressed to: Marie-Anne Sarlet (firstname.lastname@example.org)