Edward Grange Partner


Areas of expertise

As a partner at Corker Binning, Edward is engaged in a variety of criminal matters, particularly in the business crime arena as well as his extradition work.

Edward is an experienced criminal lawyer, having conducted a wide range of criminal cases from police station to trial. His criminal practice covers a broad spectrum of offences ranging from public order related matters to serious sexual offences, serious assaults and murder.

Edward has provided advice and representation to individuals facing extradition to a wide range of jurisdictions such as the Republic of the Gambia, United Arab Emirates, the Ukraine, the Russian Federation, the USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Peru and India. Edward has had conduct of hundreds of European Arrest Warrant cases from almost every EU state.

Edward’s expertise in extradition law was recognised by the House of Lords Extradition Law Committee in October 2014 when he was called upon to give oral evidence to the Committee. Edward’s evidence featured prominently in the Committee’s report published in March 2015.

Edward is the co-author of ‘Extradition Law: A Practitioner’s Guide’ that is published by Legal Action Group. He is the Vice-Chair of the Extradition Lawyers’ Association.

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Recent work

  • Advising a suspect in the SFO investigation into Tesco.
  • Acting for the CFO of a household name company in connection with a major police investigation.
  • Secured the acquittal of a client who faced trial for the alleged theft of a bottle of wine valued in excess of £7,000.
  • Acting for a number of clients in connection with allegations of sexual offences.
  • Successfully drafted representations to the CPS, resulting in a client not being charged for allegations of child abduction.
  • Secured the discharge of a British national whose extradition was sought by Greece following his conviction in absence that resulted in a sentence of 10 years imprisonment.
  • Negotiated the voluntary return to Canada of a British national. The negotiations resulted in an agreement that the client would be released on bail back to the UK pending trial.
  • Obtained the discharge of a female sought on a Russian extradition request on the grounds that she would face a real risk of ill treatment in the female prison system. This decision led to the reversal of the presumption in extradition requests from Russia that they will abide by their Convention obligations.
  • Successfully appealed the decision of a District Judge to send to the Secretary of State the case of Retired Lieutenant Shankaran. The case was an Indian request for extradition relating to the so-called ‘Naval War Room Leak’.
  • Successfully appealed the decision to order the extradition of a British national convicted in his absence in France of an offence of VAT fraud said to be to the value of €4.25 million. The appeal was allowed on the basis that extradition would be oppressive by reason of the passage of time (6 ½ years) and a breach of the appellant’s Article 8 right to a family life.

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Edward joined Corker Binning as a Partner in June 2015. He previously was Head of Extradition at Hodge Jones & Allen LLP.

Edward is a member of the Legal Experts Advisory Panel (LEAP) that was established by Fair Trials International and regularly advises foreign lawyers on Extradition matters. He is also a member of the London Criminal Courts Solicitors’ Association (LCCSA).

Edward regularly lectures on Extradition law to judges, lawyers and students.

In 2012 Edward was short listed for ‘Criminal Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year’.

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News and Posts

Edward Grange’s Letter to the Editor re Lauri Love’s extradition published in the Daily Mail

Edward Grange comments on Sarao’s extradition appeal ruling in The Daily Mail, Press Association, Belfast Telegraph, the Mirror, Evening Express, Capital Bay, MSN UK, NYSE Post and Scarborough News

Edward Grange comments on Sarao’s extradition fight in Bloomberg and Yahoo! Finance

Edward Grange comments on Lauri Love extradition ruling in The Brief and Ars Technica

Corker Binning partner Edward Grange comments on Lauri Love extradition case on BBC News

Edward Grange examines the recent successful appeal of individuals regarding their extradition to Greece in CrimeLine

Edward Grange contributes to Fair Trials training module on cross border criminal justice and human rights

Edward Grange comments re Brexit and the European Arrest Warrant in Bloomberg

Edward Grange comments on Indian extradition case of Aman Vyas on BBC London

Edward Grange writes crime analysis for LexisNexis Family Law – Part Three

Edward Grange writes crime analysis for LexisNexis Family Law – Part Two

Edward Grange writes crime analysis for LexisNexis Family Law – Part One

Edward Grange comments on Adam Johnson’s intended appeal in The Independent

Fast Track Extradition just got faster; but at what price?

Edward Grange to attend LCCSA Conference in Madrid

Partner Edward Grange’s book ‘Extradition law: a practitioner’s guide’ has been published

Amendments to the Extradition Act 2003: new opportunities (and new pitfalls) for those defending extradition requests

Challenging identity: in what circumstances can an unauthenticated document be admitted into evidence to establish identity in extradition proceedings?

Does the absence of an extradition treaty lull a person into a false sense of security?

Irish High Court refuses extradition request from the USA on the grounds that solitary confinement at ADX Florence is inhuman and degrading

A proportionate amendment?

EAW – A means to an end at any cost?

Writ of Habeas Corpus issued in Extradition – policy change?

Totally Without Merit?

Extradition (or not) following appeal

The costs of extradition II