Are you or a member of your family, a colleague, or a friend in trouble abroad? Justice Abroad can provide the legal, diplomatic, investigatory, and media advice and assistance that you need.
Every day the media reports about ordinary people who travel overseas for work or leisure and then face legal issues or other problems in the countries to which they travel only to then find that they are unable to access the support and assistance that they need.
British citizens can feel lost as they try to find their own way through a justice system in another country faced with confusion about the law and legal system, lack of knowledge about the human rights issues in the state in which they find themself, translation and understanding issues in regards to evidence and procedure, and investigatory issues which could require expert assistance.
The Justice Abroad team with its broad expertise in international law, diplomacy, and law enforcement is here to help you.
We also provide assistance to the victims of crime abroad and their families through conducting reviews of the evidence in cases in which they have been injured as well as using our expertise to investigate suspicious deaths abroad.
Justice Abroad can provide assistance utilising local experts and our selected translators to ensure that you fully understand both the procedure and your options to participate in proceedings in a foreign jurisdiction.
The Justice Abroad team can provide expert assistance with a range of international justice, diplomatic, and law enforcement issues as listed below. If what you are looking for is not mentioned please get in touch to discuss how we can assist you.
We provide advice and assistance to help secure the release of those detained abroad. We can liase with government departments, unions, and police departments to ensure that you are treated fairly and returned to the United Kingdom at the earliest opportunity.
We conduct independent reviews of investigations to help advocate for families whose loved ones are killed abroad as a result of homicide or in suspicious or unexplained circumstances.
LEGAL ADVICE AND ASSISTANCE
We help provide the legal advice you need to guard against miscarriages of justice and to ensure redress for those who have been the victim of crime in the United Kingdom or overseas through our international network.
Investigation and Review
We gather and review the evidence needed to succeed in court, report om the fairness of proceedings to assist in advocacy, and review cases to ensure victims of crime and those arrested and their families receive the highest standard of support wherever they are.
InTERPOL NOTICES AND EXTRADITION
We make submission to remove INTERPOL notices and assist negotiate extradition arrangements or help fight extradition if needed.
Media Campaigns and Advocacy
We advocate to gain support for those in need and can ensure that your case is given the media attention required to help your cause.
We can locate children abducted by a family member and advise on the most expedient method of return through the court in the United Kingdom or abroad.
We trace assets removed from the jurisdiction as well as assets that clients may be entitled to that are hidden or unclaimed.
HuMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGNS
We help campaign for those who have have had their rights breached anywhere in the world and can help to hold those in power to account
SAFETY & CULTURAL AWARENESS TRAINinG
We can run Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) and cultural awareness programmes to ensure that your staff are safe and effective when they work abroad
We assist those who need assistance or evacuation because of natural disaster or war through our expertise in this area and our international contacts.
INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LITIGATION
We prepare submissions to the UN Human Rights Council, the UN Special Procedures, the Human Rights Committee, the European Court of Human Rights, and other regional human rights bodies.