This portal is managed and run by a team of academic lawyers and legal practitioners engaged in Extradition law. The team is based at the University of Parma and comprises:

  • Stefano Maffei is an Italian academic lawyer and an extradition consultant, with significant international experience, mainly in Europe, UK and the United States.  He is also a member of the Fair Trials’ Legal Expert Advisory Panel on extradition matters.  Mr. Maffei offers legal advice in extradition proceedings and complex cases  that involve multiple jurisdictions, the European Court of Human Rights and/or defendants who face charges before foreign courts.


  • David Sonenshein  teaches at Temple University School of Law. Professor Sonenshein has taught at Boston University, DePaul University, and was the Lyle T. Alverson Professor of LawCaptura de pantalla 2016-01-22 a las 11.28.52 at George Washington University Law School. He is formerly the Director of the American Institute for Law Training, the in-house  training arm of the American Law Institute-American Bar Association. He is expert in areas such as Criminal Procedure & Evidence, Comparative Law and Extradition.


  • Captura de pantalla 2016-01-22 a las 11.35.51Adrian Haase is a German academic lawyer, member of the Network for Civil Security Law in Europe (KORSE), funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research. His research focuses on the fight against cybercrime within the European Union. Mr. Haase is an expert in European Criminal Law, Extradition and the European Arrest Warrant.


  • Neil Swift is a solicitor and partner in the business crime team at Peters & Peters. Mr Swift has Captura de pantalla 2016-01-22 a las 15.02.20advised corporate and individual clients with complex extradition, fraud, corruption and money laundering problems. His experience encompasses enquiries by and prosecutions by all major domestic law, European and international enforcement organisations, frequently working with lawyers in other jurisdictions where overseas law enforcement has a parallel interest. He is also a member of the Extradition Lawyers Association


  • Cristina Sáenz Pérez is a Spanish lawyer and a research associate at the Department of Criminal Law of the  University of Parma. Ms. Sáenz Pérez holds an LL.M. from the United Nations Interregional Crime and Research Institute and her research focuses mainly on the European Arrest Warrant, International Extradition proceedings and Human Rights.