Firm profile submitted by Corker Binning
Partners: Peter Binning, Robert Brown, David Corker Jessica Parker, Andrew Smith, Edward Grange
Numbers of UK partners: 6
Number of other UK fee-earners: 13
Corker Binning is a leading criminal and regulatory litigation firm, specialising in fraud, corruption and bribery, extradition, sanctions and export controls, as well as a wide range of general criminal cases. The firm acts for companies, professional firms and private individuals, both in the UK and abroad, and works closely with other lawyers, especially where directors or employees need advice independent of their company’s own lawyers. Corker Binning is one of a small number of firms engaged to bring disciplinary cases for the Financial Reporting Council, and frequently acts in regulatory investigations brought by the Financial Conduct Authority and other regulators.
TYPES OF WORK UNDERTAKEN
Fraud & Regulatory:
The firm is a market leader in complex criminal fraud cases, both in the UK and abroad. It acts on the whole spectrum of criminal fraud and regulatory enforcement cases, including market abuse and other regulatory breaches, banking fraud, false accounting, money laundering, insider dealing, tax evasion, mortgage and investment fraud.
Bribery & Corruption:
The firm has extensive experience of a wide range of corruption investigations including most of the major cases being handled by the UK Serious Fraud Office under the old law and the Bribery Act 2010, particularly those involving international issues.
Criminal Antitrust (Cartels):
The firm has been involved in most of the criminal cartel investigations in the UK for the last decade, including those before the criminal cartel offence became law in 2003. It has in-depth experience of advising clients in high-profile cartel investigations in the US as well as the UK.
Extradition & Mutual Legal Assistance:
Corker Binning has many years experience in this area, including cases from countries around the world such as the US, Russia, Hong Kong, Thailand, South Africa, the UAE and most EU and EEA countries.
The firm is a leader in criminal defence law handling a wide range of cases including common assault, theft, possession of controlled drugs and child pornography to rape, murder and terrorism. Clients include well-known figures from business, politics and entertainment, as well as the media sector.
Health & Safety:
The firm acts in some of the most high-profile and sensitive health and safety cases in the country, with extensive experience in representing clients in gross negligence manslaughter cases.
The firm also acts in domestic and overseas proceeds of crime restraint and confiscation cases and handles export control and environmental protection.