27th November 2017
Karim A. A. Khan QC was lead counsel acting for Fatmir Limaj, deputy prime minister of the Republic of Kosovo, along with legal advisor Dato’ Shyamala Alagendra of Malaysia and counsel Tahir Rrecaj of the Bar of Kosovo.
Deputy PM Limaj was unanimously acquitted by a bench of EULEX judges of all counts of corruption, organized crimes, misuse of public office and related financial offences relating to his previous tenure as Minister of Transport in Kosovo. EULEX is the European rule of law mission in Kosovo. The bench comprised two EULEX judges, Presiding Judge Maria Tuma of Sweden and Judge Jennifer Seel of Germany along with Judge Makolli, Judge of the Republic of Kosovo. The corruption investigation commenced in 2009 and the trial lasted two years ago.