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Corker Binning

Financial Crime

5 ranked individualsBand 1UKHigh Net Worth 2021 View ranking table

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Corker Binning is regarded as "one of the outstanding firms" in the financial crime market. The team have in-depth experience advising high net worth clients on a broad range of financial crime investigations. An interviewee reports: "I think they are second to none on white-collar fraud and corruption work. They would be my first-choice recommendation."

One interviewee notes: "They are really good to work with. They're a good boutique for financial crime issues. They provide great advice to clients and do what needs to be done."

Notable practitioners

Andrew Smith assists high net worth clients on complex financial crime cases, with particular expertise in extradition matters. "I rate Andrew Smith," says a source, adding: "He is really knowledgeable, really quick and has strong expertise in extradition matters." Another interviewee reports: "I think he's really great. He's extremely well versed in all the ins and outs of Interpol. He gives very clear advice. He is very adept at giving quite difficult advice to clients facing a difficult situation, but he does so in a clear and concise manner. He is great to work with and he is good at seeing the bigger picture."

Up-and-coming partner Claire Cross focuses her practice on white-collar crime investigations brought against wealthy individuals. A source enthuses: "She is just brilliant. She is really good on the detail, she is committed to her clients and she is very bright. She is very engaging and thorough." Another source remarks: "I think her work is really impressive. She is really responsive, she's very bright and she has a great understanding of complex matters."

David Corker deals with a wide range of financial crime matters, including fraud, corruption and money laundering. A source says: "David Corker is excellent. He is certainly a leader in this field." Another interviewee reports that "he is really experienced and knows his way around things. He is very intelligent."

Jessica Parker acts for clients on complex financial crime cases. "She is super bright, very hard-working and can navigate her way through the most complex cases," one interviewee reports, adding: "She is the best I have ever worked with." Another says: "She is a fantastic lawyer. She is incredibly bright and has a great international practice."

Peter Binning is "one of the leading names in the market" and is "definitely considered a go-to in this space." He has extensive experience advising high net worth individuals on cross-border criminal and regulatory investigations. "He is excellent," states a source, explaining: "He has an enormous amount of knowledge, and he is super technical and an excellent strategist. If I got into trouble, or if my relatives got into trouble, he would be the first lawyer I would call. He is without a doubt one of the best lawyers I know."

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UK

Financial Crime: High Net Worth Individuals


Andrew Smith
Band 3
Claire Cross
Up and Coming
David Corker
Band 1
Jessica Parker
Band 2
Peter Binning
Band 1