*Hugo Daniel Lodge

Call 1998

*Hugo Daniel Lodge

Practice Overview

  • October 1998 Call, Gray's Inn

  • February 2019 Admitted as an Attorney in the Cayman Islands

  • Anti-Money Laundering and compliance specialist, led supervision of the UK legal sector at Office for Professional Body AML supervision ("OPBAS") housed within the Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") in 2018. Prior experience as an investigator in Retail 1 team of Enforcement and Market Oversight team at FCA in 2017. 

  • Financial crime experience includes prosecuting Company Director on behalf of Department of Business for breach of disqualification, following international fine wine fraud. Appeared in £multi-million 'visa factory' case, including POCA re-determination

  • Brought High Court challenges to police warrants, bail to return and extradition

  • Grade 3 CPS prosecutor, RASSO list, former Treasury Counsel's pupil. Accepted onto Serious Fraud Office ("SFO"), prosecution advocate 'B' panel

  • Regulatory appeals before Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal and First Tier Education, Care Standards Tribunal. Also onward appeal to the High Court and Upper Tribunal (2018)

  • Published academic author with Oxford University Press, Blackstone’s Guide to the Terrorism Act 2006

  • Author of Law Society’s Guide to Criminal Finances Act 2017

  • Commissioned to write Blackstone's Guide to the Sanctions and AML Act 2018, due for publication in early 2020 by Oxford University

  • Not currently seeking or accepting instructions in England and Wales

Notable and Reported cases

*Hugo Daniel Lodge