Many congratulations to Ben Keith, barrister at 5SAH Chambers and Rhys Davies, barrister at Temple Garden Chambers who have both been shortlisted for international pro-bono barrister of the year (as a team) by the Bar Pro Bono Awards 2021. They are nominated for their work on international cases from UAE.
For a full list of nominees and to find out more about Advocate and the pro-bono work they undertake, click here.
Ben Keith is a leading barrister specialising 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).
He 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.