ABOUT US

What others say about us

Corker Binning was founded at the turn of the new millennium, in October 2000 as a specialist law firm in criminal and regulatory litigation.

Since then our firm has consistently been recognised as a leader in its field by the major legal directories.

"The best boutique by a long stretch."

The Legal 500 2022

"Jessica Parker stands out for her expert handling of tax and banking cases."

Jessica Parker | THE LEGAL 500 2022

"Jessica Parker is a first-rate communicator and a determined advocate for her client in every case; she is extremely well-prepared and works brilliantly in a team with counsel, with a perfect balance of encouragement and control."

Jessica Parker | THE LEGAL 500 2022

"Jessica Parker is a true leader in the field. Masters detail but retains strategic oversight. Superb team leader. Quite brilliant."

Jessica Parker | THE LEGAL 500 2022

"Jessica Parker is a formidable advocate for her clients."

Jessica Parker | THE LEGAL 500 2022

"David Corker and Peter Binning being repeatedly singled out as two of the leading lawyers in this field who stand out for their great integrity."

David Corker | THE LEGAL 500 2022

"David is cerebral and unrivalled on procedural issues that may give rise to challenges that others don’t see."

David Corker | THE LEGAL 500 2022

"David Corker always thinks outside the box, scrutinising problems from multiple angles to find novel solutions to issues."

David Corker | THE LEGAL 500 2022

"Peter Binning is a shrewd analyst who puts forward persuasive arguments for his clients."

Peter Binning | THE LEGAL 500 2022

"Peter Binning is the consummate defence litigator: in command of the preparation, ultimately smooth in his dealings with clients and counsel, and with the total respect of the team; he guides cases of the greatest seriousness and sensitivity to successful outcomes."

Peter Binning | THE LEGAL 500 2022

Peter Binning is described as "a strategist and instils great confidence in his client."

Peter Binning | THE LEGAL 500 2022

"David Corker and Peter Binning being repeatedly singled out as two of the leading lawyers in this field who stand out for their great integrity."

David Corker | THE LEGAL 500 2022

"Maia Cohen-Lask is an intellectual powerhouse, utterly committed to her cases and brimming with energy, as a result of which she often has the best grip on the facts of any team member and plays a crucial role in litigation."

Maia Cohen-Lask | THE LEGAL 500 2022

"Claire Cross has a wealth of experience, including in her previous role within FCA Enforcement, and is great at getting to the key issues."

Claire Cross | THE LEGAL 500 2022

"Claire Cross is fantastic for all white-collar cases and particular for FCA criminal / regulatory defence work. As a former lawyer with the FCA Criminal Prosecutions Team, she knows the regulator inside out. She is a star performer. Well recommended."

Claire Cross | THE LEGAL 500 2022

"Significant expertise in financial services investigations and cross-border cases."

Claire Cross | THE LEGAL 500 2022

"Star performer."

Claire Cross | THE LEGAL 500 2022

Andrew Smith "has a razor-sharp brain and an acutely tactical approach which, combined with his excellent judgment, engenders complete confidence from his clients."

Andrew Smith | THE LEGAL 500 2022

"Senior associate Maia Cohen-Lask is a rising star in the team."

Maia Cohen-Lask | THE LEGAL 500 2022

"Andrew Smith brings total focus and professionalism to each case he conducts – skills which he brings to bear in multiple high-profile investigations by the SFO."

Andrew Smith | THE LEGAL 500 2022

"Andrew Smith is exceptional in his ability to cut through knotty legal issues in fraud and corruption investigations."

Andrew Smith | THE LEGAL 500 2022

"Danielle Reece-Greenhalgh performs with a maturity way beyond her experience, handling the most difficult clients with confident ease and demonstrating impressive strategic nous."

Danielle Reece-Greenhalgh | THE LEGAL 500 2022

"Highly rated."

Danielle Reece-Greenhalgh | THE LEGAL 500 2022

"Edward Grange is a remarkable lawyer. Not only is he preeminent in the field of extradition, but he handles crime and fraud investigations with skill and confidence. His judgement is excellent and clients rightly have total confidence in him."

Edward Grange | THE LEGAL 500 2022

"Edward Grange is an exceptional lawyer. He is unrivalled in his experience and knowledge of extradition in particular."

Edward Grange | THE LEGAL 500 2022

"Key figures include Edward Grange, who is unrivalled in his experience and knowledge of extradition."

Edward Grange | THE LEGAL 500 2022

"I value their work ethic, their attention to detail, the fantastic support they provide to counsel, and the lack of hot air."

THE LEGAL 500 2022

"For clients experiencing investigations or proceedings, they offer clear and cogent advice taking in the complexity of the issues faced."

THE LEGAL 500 2022

"The team has a breadth and depth of experience across the white collar crime and regulatory sphere that makes them a stand-out firm."

THE LEGAL 500 2022

"Fantastic profile. Team is well-known as one of very top names for white-collar criminal defence and a real go-to firm."

THE LEGAL 500 2022

"Head and shoulders above the competition." "Widely praised as one of the best recognised firms in the UK for white-collar crime."

THE LEGAL 500 2022

"Real depth of experience and with excellent lawyers at all levels."

THE LEGAL 500 2022

"Andrew Smith is applauded as a “very academic lawyer” with “excellent” experience dealing with complex extradition matters.”

Andrew Smith | Who’s Who Legal Business Crime Defence 2021

“She is tactically aware and creates a total confidence in the client. She also has excellent judgement.”

Jessica Parker | Chambers UK 2021

"They are intellectually sound, good lawyers and are very good at client care."

Chambers 2021, Financial Crime

"They're experienced, well regarded and they know what they're doing in the business crime space."

Chambers 2021, POCA Work and Asset Forfeiture Department

“They are assiduous in protecting their clients from media exposure and have a discreet approach that not all firms mirror.”

THE LEGAL 500 2021

"They have done some of the most complicated extradition cases around."

CHAMBERS UK 2021

"They're experienced, well regarded and they know what they're doing in the business crime space."

CHAMBERS UK 2021

“An absolute rising star who has fantastic judgement and instincts.”

Danielle Reece-Greenhalgh | CHAMBERS UK 2021

“They are fantastic – they are experts who are cerebral and think intellectually about issues.”

CHAMBERS UK 2021

"Corker Binning is a truly exceptional firm."

THE LEGAL 500 2021

“His judgement is very sharp.” “He is a really fantastic partner, a very strong performer, cerebral and perfectly prepared.”

Andrew Smith | CHAMBERS UK 2021

“She is super bright, very hard-working and can navigate her way through the most complex cases”.

Jessica Parker | CHAMBERS AND PARTNERS' HNW GUIDE 2021

“He is absolutely first rate and his knowledge of the area is second to none.” “A go-to extradition partner.”

Edward Grange | CHAMBERS UK 2021

“A fantastic team player, extremely bright and a great tactician.”

Claire Cross | CHAMBERS UK 2021

“He is terrific – thoughtful and innovative.” “He is supremely good and fights his client’s corner excellently.”

David Corker | CHAMBERS UK 2021

"He’s fair-minded, academic and good with clients." “He’s objective in his advice.”

Peter Binning | CHAMBERS UK 2021

"Corker Binning is a first class firm. It is large enough to take on the most challenging and document-heavy cases but, by not getting too big, they have preserved the personal touch of a much smaller firm and always have wonderful attention to detail"

Legal 500 UK 2021