23rd January 2019
Temple Garden Chambers is delighted to announce that Daniel Sternberg has accepted an invitation to join Chambers.Read more
Daniel is a specialist extradition, immigration and public law practitioner. He appears regularly in the High Court, Magistrates’ Court and Tribunals, representing domestic and foreign Government departments, requesting authorities and applicants. He advises pre-arrest and in import extradition cases, involving the full range of offences. He is experienced in Judicial Review challenges to decisions of public authorities, and Habeas Corpus and unlawful detention cases.
Daniel’s recent instructions include representing the Government of Peru in their first extradition requests for serious drug smuggling charges. In 2016 he represented the Italian authorities in their request for the extradition of three men accused of beings members of a terrorist cell linked to IS. He has advised and appeared on behalf of India, Brazil and Albania in the Magistrates’ and High Court. and has represented UK government departments in challenges under the Freedom of Information Act and to the legality of detention.
In the immigration field, he has represented the Secretary of State in Judicial Review challenges to fresh claims decisions concerning risk on return to Turkey and Albania. He has also appeared in an appeal challenging the Secretary of State’s decision to exclude a person from the refugee convention on the basis that they had committed war crimes which is currently before the Court of Appeal.
Daniel advised CPS Kent on post-extradition aspects of the high-profile case of Jeremy Forrest, a teacher who was extradited to the UK for abducting a pupil. Defence work includes advising on the UK’s extradition relations with Japan, and representing a requested person accused of involvement in a multi-million Euro VAT fraud.
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Daniel Sternberg is listed as a leading junior in the extradition section of Chambers & Partners guide to the bar since 2014:
Undertakes Public Access work
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