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Partner Nick Vamos is quoted by the BBC about the potential extradition of Julian Assange

Regarding Julian Assange’s potential extradition, Partner Nick Vamos said that UK proceedings should not take more than 18 months. Considering Assange’s potential objections to extradition, Nick Vamos said that he did not think courts would accept the US case was politically motivated, but he said Assange may be able to argue that his likely treatment in the US prison system would breach his human rights and that could not receive a fair trial due to his notoriety and links to political scandals. Read more