Extradition appeal allowed: In the case of Fletcher v Government of India the High Court (Mr Justice Chamberlain) discharged the Appellant from his extradition proceedings. Extradition barrister Ben Keith represented the Appellant Ivor Fletcher.
The Court found that the Indian Government did not provide suitable assurances in relation to the provision of psychiatric services in Kullu prison which was found to be a breach of Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights. The case has been reported in the press here and here.
Ben Keith was instructed by Lloyds PR solicitors.

Ben Keith is a leading specialist in Extradition and International Crime, as well as dealing with Immigration, Serious Fraud, and Public law. He has extensive experience of appellate proceedings before the Administrative and Divisional Courts, Criminal and Civil Court of Appeal as well as applications and appeals to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) and United Nations. Ben is a Deputy Judge of the Upper Tribunal (Immigration and Asylum Chamber).

Ben is ranked in Chambers and Partners as a band 1 leader in the field of Extradition at the London Bar and in the Legal 500 as a Tier 1 leading individual in international crime and extradition.