Mark Smith secures extradition discharge on Article 8 grounds. The Requested Person was wanted in Germany for serious human trafficking offences. Mark successfully argued that extradition would have catastrophic and long-term consequences for his family, who are still processing the traumatic grief of losing their young son, having called specialist expert evidence.
Mark was instructed by Aurindam Majumdar at Payton's Solicitors.
Mark is a barrister specialising in extradition and international family matters. He also practises in immigration and landlord and tenant law. Mark is also currently working on the Undercover Policing Inquiry. As a specialist in extradition proceedings, Mark regularly appears in the High Court (Admin) in relation to extradition appeals. He also appears in relation to cases concerning import and export extradition in EAW and Part 2 cases.