‘He has the ability to reflect on the bigger picture, even when working on detail under time pressure.’
- Legal 500 (2017)
"His background as a Chartered Accountant and Stockbroker are extremely useful tools"
- Instructing Solicitor
Michael Hick specialises in serious fraud, but also prosecutes and defends general crime. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1987 and worked as a stockbroker before transferring to the Bar, coming 3rd in the Bar Exams in 1995. He acts for the Serious Fraud Office, local authorities and was instructed in the Bloody Sunday Inquiry. He is an expert on confiscation and issues concerning public interest immunity.
He is ranked as a leading junior in the Legal 500 (2017).
Recent instructions include:
His advice is often sought in cases involving serious fraud, having advised on government agency, local authority and international frauds.
Successful Prosecution in Four Month Fraud Trial
18 July 2019
Hedge Fund Analyst Jailed For Fraud
04 August 2015
Ponzi fraudster sentenced
14 April 2014