Fred has been a partner with Russell McVeagh since 1995.
He is a member of the International Fiscal Association and co-authored the New Zealand Securitisation chapter for the 2018 Chambers and Partners Global Practice Guides publication.
Fred is on the team which won 'International Deal of the Year' at the 2019 New Zealand Law Awards, is recognised as a top tier tax lawyer by Chambers and Partners 2021, and recognised in the Hall of Fame in the Legal 500. He is also ranked as a top tax lawyer by Asialaw Profiles 2020, Expert Guides 2020, and as a leading adviser by Tax Controversy Leaders (2017 Edition). He received the Best Lawyers® 2020 New Zealand Tax "Lawyer of the Year" award and has been voted by his peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers® New Zealand guide for Tax Law from 2008 to 2022, as well as being named a Global Leader for Corporate Tax-Advisory and Corporate Tax-Controversy in the WWL's Global Guides.