Corker Binning

Financial Crime Department

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Corker Binning is described as "the dream team" by a source, who adds: "They are my go-to firm." The team assists high net worth clients on high-value financial crime investigations, including fraud, bribery and corruption. "They are a first-class firm - I like everybody there," states an interviewee, explaining: "They are really user-friendly, you can find somebody for anybody and I use them for a lot of cases. They have really good chemistry, they work really hard for clients, they have a superb team and they work really well together. I am a big fan."

One source comments: "The partners are all very bright. Over and above that, they are intellectually sound lawyers and curious people." Another commentator agrees, adding: "I like them a lot - I like so many lawyers there. I think they give good client service and they are good on the law. They would be my go-to firm."

Notable practitioners

Andrew Smith
has extensive experience handling domestic and cross-border investigations for high net worth individuals relating to allegations of tax fraud, money laundering and corruption. "He is a real go-to for extradition matters," says one commentator. Another reports: "He is so cerebral and clever - he has a fantastic brain and he leads the field on extradition. He is a real standout individual." A source comments: "I recommend him very highly. He thinks about things from every angle and is a very wise man."

David Corker
regularly acts for affluent individuals in cross-border financial crime investigations. "He is just terrific, I love David. He is so thoughtful and innovative," comments one interviewee. Another says: "David is intelligent, phenomenally successful and a very intellectual man. He is a pleasure to work with." One commentator says that he is "a really, really good technical lawyer with a lot of experience," and adds: "His knowledge of the law is excellent."

Jessica Parker
acts for high net worth individuals on financial crime investigations, with one source saying: "Her real speciality is where financial crime and tax issues meet, which is very helpful in this area." An interviewee comments: "She is grade A. She is just brilliant, has a great reputation and is internationally very good. She is an absolute star." Another interviewee says: "She is really nice to work with, very thoughtful, practical and she rolls up her sleeves."

Peter Binning
is "a real standout individual" who frequently acts for high net worth individuals on cases of alleged international fraud, corruption and money laundering. "He is a leader in the field," says a source, continuing: "Clients are really drawn to him, he has a good personality and is very personable." Another enthuses: "I can't praise him enough. He is not just a rainmaker in the area, but he rolls up his sleeves and gets stuck into the cases - he is absolutely brilliant."