Graeme L. Hall > Doughty Street Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Doughty Street Chambers
53-54 DOUGHTY STREET
LONDON
WC1N 2LS
England

Work Department

Position

Graeme practises at the intersection of extradition, crime, public law, and international human rights and public law.

Graeme specialises in the defence of high-value, complex fraud and international money laundering extradition requests. Recent and ongoing examples include the successful representation of Corey de Rose against a USA extradition request for a multimillion-dollar cryptocurrency fraud; the successful representation of Gabriel Popoviciu against a multimillion-euro land transaction fraud extradition request from Romania; the ongoing representation of Mehul Choksi in his challenges in Antigua and Barbuda against an Indian extradition request for an alleged fraud of a national bank worth over $1 billion; and, advising the Hong Kong businessman Joseph Lau in his constitutional challenges to the Hong Kong Extradition Bill. Graeme regularly defends extradition requests for other serious criminal allegations, including murder and rape, further details of which can be found under the section “Extradition”.

Career

Year of Call: 2011; Lincoln’s Inn.

Graeme is also a founder member of the Centre for the Enforcement of Human Rights International (CEHRI), which conducts public interest litigation with a focus on war crimes atrocities in Syria. Graeme previously worked extensively on death row in Uganda and continues to litigate death penalty cases. Graeme is regularly instructed in cases before the Privy Council, and ongoing cases include Mr Lescene Edwards’s murder conviction appeal from Jamaica; and, Mr Eden Charles’s challenge to the decision of the Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago to revoke his position as a UN ambassador. Graeme is otherwise instructed in litigation before the full range of international bodies, including the European Court of Human Rights, the UN Human Rights’ Committee, the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, and the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture.

Languages

French

Memberships

Lincoln’s Inn

Centre for Capital Punishment Studies

Extradition Lawyers Association

Education

University of Manchester/Lyon Universite Jean Moulin III, English Law and French Law LLB (Hons) (Upper Second Class) 2007; University of Manchester, Healthcare Ethics and Law MA (Distinction) 2009; City Law School, Bar Professional Training Course (Outstanding) 2011.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > International crime and extradition

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3

Graeme HallDoughty Street Chambers ‘A clever, hard-working and passionate junior.’