David Josse QC and Ben Keith represented Mr Sanchez-Sanchez before the Grand Chamber of the ECtHR heard on Wednesday 23 February 2022
Extradition case of Sanchez-Sanchez vs United Kingdom was heard by the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights on 23 February 2022. Judgment is to be handed down later this year.
It is the first case featuring the UK to be considered by the Grand Chamber since Brexit and the first extradition case in over 5 years.
The hearing was recorded from the Grand Chamber of the ECtHR. Watch the hearing in full here.
Read Sian Priory's article and analysis on the case here, examining the implications of Article 3 and Extradition to the USA for a sentence of life without parole. Click here to read eureporter's article on the case.
David Josse Q.C. has been Head of Chambers at 5 St Andrew’s Hill since 2015. He is a barrister specialising in extradition, human rights, international war crimes and serious crime, both nationally and internationally. David is ranked in The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners as a silk in the field of extradition at the London Bar. He is Vice-Chair of the Bar Council International Committee.
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 ranked in The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners in the field of extradition at the London Bar.