Extradition and Mutual Assistance

Cyber-crime, corporate espionage and data hacking

Jim acted for a high profile PLC “X” who were under investigation for allegedly employing investigators to access confidential data belonging to business rivals. The data included allegedly hacked emails and other confidential data that were of significance in assessing the rivals business capabilities, and it was alleged that the material was accessed in order [...]

Government of the USA v. Newton

Appeared for Defence. Part of the "Howard Marks" prosecution in the USA, acting for a Solicitor alleged to have assisted in a world-wide conspiracy to supply cannabis.

Government of The USA v. Kleasen

Appeared for Defence. Extradition case in relation to 1972 alleged double murder in Texas. Case known as The Texas Chain Saw massacre.

Leading Extradition Barrister

Jim is often asked to act on behalf of requested persons facing extradition, as well as take depositions before Magistrates for the purposes of use in evidence at trials abroad. He regularly advises potential suspects as well as witnesses regarding requests that they give interviews under compulsion, either from the SFO or as a result [...]