The Legal 500 (Legalease) UK 2022 has been released and we are delighted that Corker Binning has been ranked Tier 1 from Crime: General; and Fraud: White-Collar Crime (Advice to Individuals); and recognised in Tier 4 for Financial Services: Contentious.
Individual recognition was given to several of our senior associates and partners:
Danielle Reece-Greenhalgh was commended as a rising star for General Crime: ‘Danielle Reece-Greenhalgh performs with a maturity way beyond her experience, handling the most difficult clients with confident ease and demonstrating impressive strategic nous.’
Jessica Parker was listed as a leading individual for Fraud: White Collar Crime (Advice to Individuals): ‘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.’
Andrew Smith was listed as a leading individual for Fraud: White Collar Crime (Advice to Individuals): ‘Andrew Smith brings total focus and professionalism to each case he conducts; he has a razor-sharp brain and an acutely tactical approach which, combined with his excellent judgment, engenders complete confidence from his clients.’
Maia Cohen-Lask was recognised as a rising star for Fraud: White Collar Crime (Advice to Individuals): ‘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.’
Claire Cross was mentioned as a leading individual for Financial Services: Contentious: ‘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.’
David Corker and Peter Binning were recognised in the Hall of Fame for Fraud: White Collar Crime (Advice to Individuals) and as leading individuals in Financial Services: Contentious: ‘Peter Binning and David Corker, the two founders of the firm, are two of the leading lawyers in this field. David is cerebral and unrivalled on procedural issues that may give rise to challenges that others don’t see. Peter is more of a strategist and instils great confidence in his client. They both have great integrity.’
Read the full round-up here.