YEAR OF CALL 2011
Fraud and Financial Crime
Frederick principally prosecutes and defends in cases of serious fraud and money laundering. Frederick is sought-after for his incisive approach in even the most complex of cases. He prides himself on combining rigorous preparation with practical advice.
He has considerable experience for his call having appeared in a number of lengthy and complex cases alleging serious fraud and cybercrime. This has included cases relating to ‘boiler room’ frauds, vishing/phishing, mandate frauds, duty evasion, ‘Ponzi’ schemes, and international money laundering.
Frederick is also experienced in POCA proceedings having dealt with high-value confiscation orders, restraint proceedings, and order enforcement.
In addition to fraud, Frederick is regularly instructed in cases of serious crime involving organised criminal networks. He has experience in cases of sophisticated drug importation, gang violence, and the supply of firearms.
Frederick has considerable experience in proceedings relating to healthcare professionals. He is regularly instructed to represent registrants, principally before the Nursing and Midwifery Council where he is sought-after in serious and technical cases.
His experience includes successful appeals to the High Court: Wisniewska v NMC  EWHC 2672 (Admin).
He is also instructed in ancillary matters such as appeals against disclosure by the Disclosure and Barring Service, and Coroner’s Inquests where healthcare professionals are implicated.
Full details of Frederick Hookway’s practice are available here