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10 Dec 2013

Corker Binning win Global Law Experts: White Collar Crime Lawyer of the year in England

Corker Binning is widely recognised as a leading London law firm specialising in fraud, criminal and regulatory litigation and general criminal work of all types. The firm has exceptional expertise and technical knowledge of the law handling a wide range of complex and sensitive cases that are often high-profile and international.

Based in the heart of legal London, Corker Binning has built a strong reputation as a leading criminal litigation firm, specialising in fraud, corruption and bribery, extradition, sanctions and export controls, as well as a wide range of general crime cases ranging from road traffic to murder. The firm also advises on compliance with the increasing burden of regulatory law on financial services, export control, health and safety and environmental protection.

The firm acts for a diverse range of clients from individuals, companies and professional firms to international organisations and government departments. It also advises journalists, newspapers and media organisations on a wide range of issues from terrorism legislation to contempt of court. It acts in inquests, public enquiries, health and safety investigations, including, corporate manslaughter, professional disciplinary issues, and company investigations. To all of them the firm offers a highly personalised service, a creative and dynamic attitude and a determination to achieve the best results possible.

Led by partners who are all leaders in their fields, Corker Binning has an impressive track record of providing the highest level legal and strategic advice to clients. The partners have expertise in all types of criminal litigation and consistently deliver outstanding results for clients.

Peter Binning is a specialist criminal litigator ranked as a key individual (Band 1) in the fields of Criminal Fraud, Crime and Cartel Defence by Chambers 2013, a leading individual in the Legal 500 UK and a key individual in the International Who’s Who of Business Crime Defence Lawyers 2013 who notes that he has a ‘world-class reputation’.

Peter has particular experience in fraud and international crime, his recent and current work includes acting in plea negotiation with FCA relating to alleged insider dealing; acting for senior executive in SFO overseas corruption prosecution relating to Bahrain; acting for companies and individuals in challenges to search warrants and the seizure of documents; acting for two clients in a current US/UK LIBOR investigation, conducted by the FCA and Department of Justice with other US regulators; and the successful defence of senior executive in 2011 OFT commercial vehicle investigation – no charges brought.

Past cases include investigations and prosecutions by all major prosecuting bodies in cases relating to international fraud, corruption, money laundering and all forms of tax and duty evasion, including civil fraud investigations conducted by HM Revenue & Customs.  He has extensive experience of extradition and mutual legal assistance.