Corker Binning

David Corker

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Practice Areas

David specialises in in criminal or regulatory investigations, many of them international. David has acted for clients in almost every fraud and corruption case undertaken by the Serious Fraud Office. In relation to Financial Conduct Authority investigations, his work focuses on insider dealing, boiler room frauds and misleading the market. He has acted in most of the cartel investigations/prosecutions brought by the Office of Fair Trading (and its predecessors). He maintains a thriving general crime practice, representing clients in connection with allegations of homicide (including gross negligence manslaughter) and sexual offences.


David received a BA in jurisprudence from Oxford University in 1983 and an MA from Sheffield University in 1984 in socio-legal studies. From 1984-1987 he served in the Metropolitan Police before qualifying as a solicitor in 1990. David founded his own firm, now Corker Binning, in 2000, having been a partner at Peters & Peters.

Professional Memberships

Committee Member of the City of London Law Society (Corporate Crime and Corruption Committee).


David regularly writes for the national and legal press and academically about criminal and regulatory law. He is the author of ‘Disclosure in Criminal Proceedings’ (OUP, 2009) and ‘Abuse of Process in Criminal Proceedings’ (Bloomsbury, 2014).