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Chambers of Alexander Cameron QC

3 RAYMOND BUILDINGS, GRAY'S INN, LONDON, WC1R 5BH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7400 6400
Fax:
Fax 020 7400 6464
DX:
237 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.3rblaw.com

James Lewis QC

Tel:
Work 020 7400 6400
Email:
Web:
www.3rblaw.com
Three Raymond Buildings (Chambers of Alexander Cameron QC)

Position

A specialist in both civil and criminal cases. Vastly experienced in criminal, civil and commercial fraud, extradition, regulatory work, contempt, public international law and judicial review matters. Appears frequently at first instance, the Court of Appeal and in the Privy Council and the Supreme Court as well as other foreign jurisdictions being additionally called ad hoc to the bars of Gibraltar, Cayman Islands, Brunei, Trinidad and Tobago and Ireland. Often used as an experienced litigation strategist and advocate who can advise and represent companies and individuals in respect of commercial, regulatory and criminal issues, particularly those with an international dimension. Extensive trial and appellate experience in matters of mutual assistance, extradition and commercial fraud, which encompasses international cooperation concerning search and seizure of documents, letters of request, warrants and other international treaty matters. Has acted for and against at least 20 overseas governments.

Career

Called 1987, Gray’s Inn; admitted ad hoc to the Bars of Gibraltar and the Crown Colony of the Cayman Islands; Attorney General’s list since 2000; assistant recorder 2000; QC 2002. Appointed to the criminal committee of the Judicial Studies Board 2008; member of the advisory group to the sentencing guidelines council 2010; authorised to sit as judge of the Central Criminal Court 2011; deputy High Court judge assigned to the Administrative Court 2013; appointed to the SFO Prosecution List 2013.  Election Commissioner (High Court Appointment) 2016.

Education

BSc (Hons); Diploma in Law.


London Bar

Fraud: crime

Within: Leading Silks

James Lewis QC - Three Raymond BuildingsVery well known for handling cases with international elements.

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International crime and extradition

Within: Leading Silks

James Lewis QC - Three Raymond BuildingsHighly regarded for acting in high-profile extradition cases.

Within: International crime and extradition

Three Raymond Buildings 'has enormous expertise in extradition', according to instructing solicitors. James Lewis QC acts for the US government in ongoing Trinidadian extradition proceedings concerning former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner, following a US indictment for corruption; Helen Malcolm QC is acting in Lis, Lange and Chmielewski v Poland, a case that considers whether requested persons can be extradited from the UK to Poland following alleged damages to judicial independence in Poland after judicial reforms were introduced.

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