An extradition request and the immanent threat to personal freedom and – depending on the situation – also to physical integrity represent an enormous emotional burden for those affected and their environment, but at the same time, also a special legal challenge.
Schlun & Elseven is an internationally active law firm specializing, among other things, in the representation of clients in extradition proceedings. Our extradition lawyers have the necessary expertise and years of experience in dealing with Interpol and the extradition authorities to represent you with competence and commitment during this difficult time. We not only deal with clients who are to be extradited from or to Germany. We also take care of the cancellation of Interpol Red Notices, regardless of which country initiated them.
Even if there is no extradition agreement between Germany and the UAE, this does not mean that no extraditions are made between the two states. Whether extradition can take place depends on the general extradition requirements, which in Germany are specified in the IRG, the Law on International Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters.
Although there is no extradition agreement, both states signed a so-called declaration of intent in 2019. This assured, among other things, that there should be cooperation on security issues regarding all forms of terrorism.