Mareș & Mareș extradition lawyers are very familiarized with the various types of defense available to challenge extradition requests. Our team is in touch with a network of trusted criminal lawyers around the world who can advise on issues arising in the requesting state. An essential part of an effective defense strategy to any extradition request is working with local lawyers in the requesting state who can provide invaluable knowledge about their criminal justice system which may support a defense against extradition in court.

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Assisting a major London law firm in an extradition case related to a Romanian businessman convicted in absentia for tax fraud, by giving an expert opinion in front of Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London, regarding criminal procedure issues applicable to the retrial.

Assisting a London law firm with respect to an extradition procedure that had raised the topic of a new European Arrest Warrant, issued for the same offence as a previous one, and challenging the re-arrest procedure.

Assisting a London barrister in relation to the extradition case of a Romanian citizen who had raised Art. 3 ECHR as a bar to his extradition.

Representing a famous Israeli businessman in an appeal related to his conviction for money laundering, in a long and heavily-publicized business crime case related to a privatization, as well as in his extradition from Israel that was requested by Romania.

Assisting and legally representing a Moldavian businessman in relation to criminal matters in Romania and the extradition procedure brought against him by the Moldavian authorities.

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Founder and the Managing Partner of Mareș & Mareș. Described by The Legal 500 as “an energetic legal brain” and named one of the top White-Collar Crime lawyers in Romania, he is recommended as a Leading Lawyer in disputes. Mihai is a member of several relevant national and international bodies, among which: The International Bar Association – Business Crime Committee, The European Criminal Bar Association, The European Fraud and Compliance Lawyers.

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Cristian is a founding partner of Mareș & Mareș. During over his 16 years of practice, he has gained strong legal expertise in litigation, as well as in domestic and international arbitration. He is valued by clients for his strong experience and background in dispute both in front of the state courts of law, as well as in the national and international arbitration procedures. His legal work benefits from his academic background as he holds an LL.M. in international and European law, as well as a Ph.D. in international and European environmental law.
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