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Extradition – Practical Tips & Update

Speaker: Karen Todner
Chambers: Karen Todner Ltd

Karen Todner is the highest-ranking solicitor in the country. With vast experience provided by her dedicated years running the legendary London multi discipline and crime specialist firm Kaim Todner she is now a World authority on extradition which is the main focus of her now solo practice at

During Covid lockdown we filmed a series of updates in Chambers and Karen was very kind in accepting our invite to speak on Extradition and its updates. This presentation was our first seminar with Karen and later she speaks with Alun Jones QC at our London crime conference, also in this series of updates.

This seminar will discuss

Is winning always best?

European framework decision

Post Brexit

Renewal notices

Time limits

And they’re off

…or maybe not.

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Law Society Excellence Winner | Ranked 1 in Chamber and Partners 2020 Band 1

She qualified in 1987 and for many years was the MD of one of the largest criminal defence firms in the UK.  She now specialises in and has a formidable reputation in criminal defence and extradition.


She is admired for her ‘fearless’ approach to complex cases. Her peers characterise her as a ‘formidable opponent’ and a ‘vociferous litigator’.


Karen Todner is praised as a “top extradition solicitor” by a source, who goes on to note: “She is excellent with clients and is someone you want to have on your side.” She has particular expertise in handling extradition requests from Russia, as well as those that require complex consideration of human rights issues.


Karen has been awarded the Law Society Excellence Award as being Legal Personality of the year. She has also been listed in the Hot 100 Lawyers of 2013 and was shortlisted for Halsbury’s Legal Personality of the Year Award 2013. She is ranked in Chambers Directory as a ‘force to be reckoned with’ and as Band 1 in Chambers for the last six years. She has addressed Parliament and the Access to Justice Committee on human rights issues.

Karen specialises in criminal law including extradition and fraud.