Peters & Peters

Partner Nick Vamos is quoted in Bloomberg about the possibility of Julian Assange consenting to extradition to Sweden and the impact of the case against him in the U.S

Julian Assange spent years avoiding being extradited to Sweden. Now, he may choose to go there in order to delay his extradition to America, and prosecution for his role in hacking military computers. Partner Nick Vamos says, “he may surprise us all and say, I consent to go to Sweden. That may help his reputation because he wouldn’t look like he was “fleeing justice” over the rape allegations. In order for Sweden to extradite Assange to the U.S., the country would need consent from the U.K. Assange could fight both Sweden’s attempt to extradite him, as well as the U.K.’s consent, doubling his chances of dragging things out”. Read more