In 2009-2010, Fredrick was a Fox Scholar and served a year as a pupil in three commercial barristers’ chambers in London.
In 2008-2009, Fredrick served as a law clerk to the Hon. Justice Ian Binnie of the Supreme Court of Canada.
He holds a J.D. from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, where he was silver medalist and recipient of the Dean’s Key. Fredrick also holds a B.A. (Hons.) in English and Mathematics from the University of Toronto.
While in law school, Fredrick assisted Prof. (now Mr. Justice) Michael Code in his work (with the Hon. Patrick Lesage) for the Attorney-General of Ontario, the Ontario Review of Large and Complex Criminal Case Procedures.
He is a member of The Advocates Society, the Ontario Bar Association, and the Canadian Bar Association.
He is empanelled in the Legal Aid criminal panel. In pro bono work, he volunteers at Law Help Ontario centres at the Superior Court of Justice and Small Claims Court. He also serves in amicus at civil motions, and duty counsel at criminal appeals at the Court of Appeal.
- Hampton Securities et al v Investment Industry Regulatory Organisation of Canada, 2012 ONSC 1014
Successfully quashed application for judicial review of IIROC disciplinary proceeding, on jurisdictional and prematurity grounds
- Levy et al v FitzGerald et al
Defending corporate oppression action involving dispute over shareholdings in an Internet company
- R v Rutigliano
Defending an OPP officer charged with obstruction of justice, conspiracy, and breach of trust in connection with the duties of a public office.
- Isomers Laboratories Inc v MainMast International Inc et al
Representing a well-known cosmetics developer and manufacturer, suing a distributor for wrongfully applying in China for our client’s trademark
- R v Charlery, 2011 ONSC 2952
Successfully compelled the Crown to disclose contact information for witnesses to an alleged murder
- Attorney General of Canada v Almalki et al, 2011 FCA 199
Responded to appeal in the Federal Court of Appeal involving informer privilege and national security secrecy under s. 38 of the Canada Evidence Act
- Elmaati et al v Attorney General of Canada
Representing Ahmad Elmaati, Abdullah Almalki, and Muayyed Nureddin in their and their families’ actions against the government of Canada for being complicit in their detention and torture in Egypt and Syria
- Foodfest International 2000 Incorporated v Sabra Dipping Company LLC
Representing plaintiffs in action for breach of exclusive distribution agreement against American supplier
- Cree Construction Development Corporation v Kashechewan First Nation
Defending construction action involving housing project on First Nation – responded to appeal of stay pending arbitration, and acting in subsequent arbitration
- R v Tse et al
On behalf of the Criminal Lawyers’ Association (Ontario), intervened in Supreme Court of Canada appeal involving the constitutionality of emergency warrantless wiretaps (heard November 2011)
- Co-author, “Summary judgments motions and discovery: eighteen months after the amendments to the Rules” (Paper delivered at the Law Society of Upper Canada, “Our Civil Justice System: Reflecting on the Recent Reforms”, May 31, 2011).
- Co-author, Documentary Requests and Production (Paper delivered at the “Osgoode Short Course in Prosecuting and Defending Professional Discipline Cases”, February 2011)
- Member, The Advocates' Society
- Member, Canadian Bar Association
- Member, Ontario Bar Association
- Volunteer, Law Help Ontario (Superior Court of Justice and Small Claims Court)
- Duty Counsel, Criminal Appeals, Ontario Court of Appeal
- Duty Counsel, Summary Conviction Appeal Program
- Amicus program, Civil Motions, Ontario Court of Appeal
- Silver medallist, University of Toronto Faculty of Law (2008)
- Dean’s key, University of Toronto Faculty of Law (2008)
- Harold G. Fox scholar (2009-2010)