Hamish Common practices in all areas of crime with a particular specialisation in fraud and in cases with a technical, numerical or scientific element. He is a CPS level 3 prosecutor and is on the Unified List of specialist regulatory advocates for environmental and health and safety law, as well as the CPS specialist Fraud panel at level 3 and the SFO’s Proceeds of Crime B panel . As well as a range of serious public disorder, drugs, sexual offences and other general crime, Hamish has prosecuted on behalf of the Environment Agency, insolvency and related offences on behalf of BIS, has defended complex cash forfeiture applications, and has advised individuals and government departments (within and outside the UK) upon fraud, money laundering and IT related crime. Hamish was previously seconded to the SFO (specialising in restraint and confiscation), CPS and Office of Fair Trading. Hamish has (apart from law) degrees and postgraduate diplomas in computing and economics. At University and in pupillage, Hamish won several major advocacy and essay competitions.