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Hannah Willcocks QC

London, UK UK Bar Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Financial Crime
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Hannah Willcocks QC
A level-headed and reliable barrister with proven advocacy and case management skills. She is sought out by regulatory and prosecuting authorities, including the CPS, for such matters as suspected insider trading, tax fraud, money laundering and corruption cases. She has a great deal of experience of conducting long-running investigations.
Strengths: "Fair, very reasonable and incredibly hard-working. She is always going the extra mile to make sure everything is done." "She is always so cerebral and thoughtful and takes such an intellectual approach to the cases that she runs."
Recent work: Instructed as leading prosecution counsel in a multi-handed prosecution involving ten defendants and allegations of conspiracy to commit boiler room frauds and conspiracy to launder criminal property both in the UK and abroad.
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Hannah practises in all areas of crime with a particular focus on serious, financial and regulatory crime. An advocate on the SFO’s Prosecution Panel A and the CPS Grade 4 Specialist Fraud Panel, Hannah has an established reputation and significant experience in prosecuting extremely large, multi-handed and complex financial crime cases which often last a number of years.

Past cases include: R v Muhammad Tanveer and Others [2018-2019]: leading Counsel for the Crown in prosecution of 10 defendants for offences of conspiracy to commit fraud and to launder criminal property with a loss of over £2million; Op. Hornet: R v David Mills and others [2013 - 2017]: high profile multi-handed prosecution involving conspiracy to corrupt, fraudulent trading and conspiracy to launder criminal property with an estimated loss of approximately £245 million.

Previously instructed by the Financial Reporting Council and the Guernsey Financial Services Commission and more recently by the SFO and the Insolvency Service.

Contributing editor to Archbold 2019 - 2021 and Ormerod & Montgomery on Fraud 2018. Case reporter Lloyds Law Reports: Financial Crime 2015 - 2019. Recorder 2016. MA in Law by Research with Distinction (dissertation re: fraud) QMUL 2017. Part-time Teaching Fellow in Criminal Law at UCL.

Professional Memberships

Fraud Lawyers Association;

South Eastern Circuit;

Criminal Bar Association;

Middle Temple;

Advisory Board of UCL Faculty of Law’s Centre for Criminal Law.

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