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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.

"He's very good, great with clients. Strong judgement capabilities. Great with individuals with complex investigations with lots of moving parts - multiple investigations, multiple prosecutors and authorities."

Peter Binning | Chambers HNW 2022

"great, very enthusiastic and very good with clients; quite confident and outgoing, gets done what needs to be done."

Maia Cohen-Lask | Chambers HNW 2022

"She is the complete package - highly experienced, a first-rate brain with a practical approach which clients appreciate."

Jessica Parker | Chambers HNW 2022

"David is a real thought leader. He's very outspoken in his views, he's someone who'll always take a position on something, even if it's unpopular."

David Corker | Chambers HNW 2022

 "Andrew is an extremely thoughtful, analytical lawyer who would be one of my first choices for a matter involving tricky or novel legal issues."

Andrew Smith | Chambers HNW 2022

"She is bright, thinks outside the box and has excellent client care skills."

Claire Cross | Chambers HNW 2022

"I think what sets him apart is that he's very cerebral. He's very interested in the law and he's able to help clients through very tricky issues by going back to first principles and can construct a thoughtful, powerful legal argument."

Andrew Smith | Chambers HNW 2022

"Everything that they deal with is done to the highest possible standard, with immaculate preparation and no stone left unturned. They are very good at helping clients navigate their way through difficult circumstances."

Chambers UK 2022

"He has got his eye on the solution to the problem from the beginning and works out a path to get there."

David Corker | Chambers UK 2022

“David is a leader in the field and a go-to for POCA. He deals with complicated cases with incredible delicacy.”

David Corker | Chambers UK 2022

“David is a gold mine of information about civil forfeiture and financial crime. He is an absolute expert and impossible to beat.” 

David Corker | Chambers UK 2022

"She is an excellent lawyer with really good knowledge."

Claire Cross | Chambers UK 2022

"She is excellent on market abuse cases and she is great with clients - she has a lovely manner and is very relatable."

Claire Cross | Chambers UK 2022

"His a great leader for a defence team. He is organised, responsive to the client, fully prepared and tactically astute."

Peter Binning | Chambers UK 2022

"He has a lot of experience and is good at handling difficult and complex extradition cases and pulling all the threads together."

Peter Binning | Chambers UK 2022

“Peter is organised, responsive to the client, fully prepared and tactically astute.

Peter Binning | Chambers UK 2022

“Peter has unparalleled experience and excels in every single aspect of being a criminal defence attorney.” 

Peter Binning | Chambers UK 2022

"He is a very skilled lawyer and has a very good legal brain."

Andrew Smith | Chambers UK 2022

"He thinks about cases in an incredibly clear and analytic way, with the kind of intelligence that allows him to get to the nub of legal issues without making them too intellectual."

Andrew Smith | Chambers UK 2022

"He shows fantastic judgement as to where a case might go, is incredibly thorough in his preparation and always on top of the detail."

Andrew Smith | Chambers UK 2022

“Andrew is a far-sighted tactician and thoughtful adviser with a lot of experience guiding people through extremely thorny situations.”

Andrew Smith | Chambers UK 2022

"He is fantastic and very intelligent."

Andrew Smith | Chambers UK 2022

"She has a fantastic legal brain which she brings to bear for her clients."

Jessica Parker | Chambers UK 2022

"She is very talented and user-friendly."

Jessica Parker | Chambers UK 2022

Jessica is so efficient, if you ask her to do something she will undoubtedly already have done it. She is always on top of the detail and knows what the opposition's next move will be before they have taken it."

Jessica Parker | Chambers UK 2022

"A brilliant lawyer who is super smart." 

Jessica Parker | Chambers UK 2022

“Jessica doesn’t shy away from difficult tasks and has brilliant knowledge of asset recovery and proceeds of crime.”

Jessica Parker | Chambers UK 2022

“Jessica is an excellent negotiator and perfect with clients. She instils confidence in those she works with.” 

Jessica Parker | Chambers UK 2022

 "Jessica is a strong and effective defender of her clients' interests, as well as being pragmatic and highly responsive."

Jessica Parker | Chambers UK 2022

"She has very good technical ability and she is very user-friendly. She provides practical advice to clients and is popular with them." 

Jessica Parker | Chambers UK 2022

"Clients absolutely love her as she is incredibly down to earth, with an ability to connect with people from any walk of life. She immediately puts everyone at ease and has a confidence and maturity that is very impressive."

Danielle Reece-Greenhalgh | Chambers UK 2022

"Danielle is clear-eyed when facing difficult decisions in double-edged cases, with a strong strategic mind. She can develop cases from less promising beginnings into something stronger, with everything done to the highest standard."    

Danielle Reece-Greenhalgh | Chambers UK 2022

 "She is laser-focused and works hard for her clients."

Danielle Reece-Greenhalgh | Chambers UK 2022

 "Danielle will be an absolute legend in the criminal world - she is so clever, sharp, hard-working and an absolute pleasure to work with on any case. She is great with clients and can bring out the best in anyone."

Danielle Reece-Greenhalgh | Chambers UK 2022

"She is a rising star particularly when it comes to matters involving children and young people."

Danielle Reece-Greenhalgh | Chambers UK 2022

"He has a really excellent manner with clients and knows how to home in on the issues and focus on what is important."

Edward Grange | Chambers UK 2022

"A star in the extradition world."

Edward Grange | Chambers UK 2022

"He is committed and works so hard - he will leave nothing unturned to find a solution." 

Edward Grange | Chambers UK 2022

"Ed Grange is one of the top extradition lawyers in London. "  

Edward Grange | Chambers UK 2022

Ed is an absolute encyclopaedia of extradition and holds all the relevant case law in his head. He is meticulously well prepared in cases and always three steps ahead."

Edward Grange | Chambers UK 2022

"He is authoritative and inspires confidence immediately. He manages clients' expectations yet has their trust, provides realistic advice and gets brilliant results. "

Edward Grange | Chambers UK 2022

"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