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Florence Iveson is an experienced and trusted extradition specialist who appears regularly before the Divisional Court in complex matters, both with and without a leader. Florence regularly deals with part 2 cases in including those involving Moldova, Macedonia, the United States of America and Albania. Florence has a broad expertise in bringing both technical and human rights arguments, and has been involved in many of the ‘lead’ extradition appeals in recent years including on fair trial rights in Poland (Lis v Poland [2019] EWHC 674 (Admin)), complex VAT carousel frauds (Malik v Germany [2018] EWHC 3479 (Admin), speciality (Kortas v Poland [2017] EWHC 1356 (Admin)) and section 12A (Puceviciene v Lithuania [2016] EWHC 1862 (Admin)).

Florence has won a significant number of cases on Article 8 grounds and has substantial experience in cases involving Article 3 and prison conditions. She has been involved in the ‘lead’ cases on prison conditions in Lithuania (ongoing), Hungary (Szalai and ors v Hungary [2019] EWHC 934 (admin)), Bulgaria (Georgiev v Bulgaria [2018] EWHC 359 (Admin), Kirchanov v Bulgaria [2017] EWHC 827 (Admin)), and Portugal (Mohammed v Portugal [2018] EWHC 225 (Admin)).

Florence has also been appointed Junior Counsel to the Crown- C panel 2019.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > International crime and extradition

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 2

Florence IvesonMatrix ChambersA star amongst the junior extradition bar. Florence’s written advice is excellent and her understanding and application of extradition law is impressive.