The judges of the John Jones KC Essay Competition 2022 (Julian Knowles J, Peter Binning and Mark Summers KC) were thoroughly impressed by the submissions this year. The essays were all extremely high quality and collectively they bode well for the future of the extradition lawyers’ community. The winning entry was from Patrick McBride and in second place was Poppy Cleary – many congratulations to both of them and thank you to all who entered the Competition.
The subject set was:
What place does the political offence exemption have in modern extradition law?
You can read both essays below
We will announce the 2023 Subject for submission in due course!