Thomas Garner is a partner in the corporate department at Fladgate.
Thomas has over 12 years’ experience in high profile extradition, asylum and criminal law. He has been involved in extradition cases in a number of different jurisdictions and has experience of dealing with complex cases involving simultaneous asylum issues.
In addition, Thomas regularly advises individuals who wish to make representations to INTERPOL and has secured the deletion of Red Notices in numerous cases including politically sensitive allegations ranging from large-scale fraud to attempted murder.
Furthermore, Thomas is experienced in defending individuals facing attacks on their assets domestically and internationally. He has assisted individuals in challenging financial sanctions imposed by the EU and has secured the permanent removal of several prominent individuals from international sanctions. Thomas has a wealth of experience in dealing with white collar crime and proceeds of crime investigations brought by the UK authorities including the Crown Prosecution Service, the National Crime Agency and the Serious Fraud Office. He was also part of the team which brought challenges against the first ever Unexplained Wealth Orders in the UK.
Thomas is a member of Fair Trials International’s Legal Experts Advisory Panel and a member of the Human Rights Committee of the European Criminal Bar Association. He is often quoted by the national and international media and has been invited to attend and speak at high level conferences held at the European Parliament in Brussels, the United Nations in Geneva and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg.