Partner David Corker has been quoted by Joshua Rozenburg is his recent blog, which considers how well Deferred Prosecution Agreements are working for the SFO from the perspective of two defence lawyers.
“In contra-distinction to the United States, a critical feature of the statutory scheme in the UK is the requirement that the court examine the proposed agreement in detail, decide whether the statutory conditions are satisfied and, if appropriate, approve the DPA… The court retains control of the ultimate outcome…
Thus, even having agreed that a DPA is likely to be in the interests of justice and that its proposed terms are fair, reasonable and proportionate, the court continues to retain control and can decline to conclude that it is, in fact, in the interests of justice or that its terms are fair, reasonable and proportionate,” he says.
Read the full blog and more from David here.
Edward Grange quoted in The Independent and Evening Standard on extradition of suspect in Sara Sharif case
August 21 2023
Edward Grange quoted in Criminal Law Week on “Suceava District Court, Romania v Gurau ”
May 16 2023
Edward Grange comments on High Court decision to block Mike Lynch’s bid to avoid extradition to the US
April 21 2023