Jessica Parker Partner

 

Jessica Parker is a specialist criminal and regulatory litigator with expertise in all areas of business and general crime. She acts for individuals, financial institutions and companies in investigations and proceedings brought by a wide range of prosecuting bodies. In the 2018 edition of Who’s Who Legal: Investigations 2018, Jessica is highlighted as one of 10 truly outstanding practitioners in EMEA “a well-respected name among peers and clients alike, who praise her expert handling of criminal regulatory matters.”  Jessica is ranked in Crime, Financial Crime: Individuals and POCA Work & Asset Forfeiture by Chambers UK 2018. She is also recommended by The Legal 500 2018 in four practice areas: Financial Services, Fraud: White-collar, Crime and Professional Discipline. She is described in the latter publication as ‘incredibly talented’ and a “dynamic and bright individual who works well with clients”.

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Areas of expertise

 

Jessica Parker has expertise in all areas of business crime having represented professionals, directors and companies against charges ranging from fraud to corporate manslaughter. Jessica has particular experience in corruption and tax fraud investigations and prosecutions. In connection with her white collar crime practice, Jessica has extensive experience in money laundering, restraint, confiscation and cash seizure proceedings on behalf of defendants and third parties.

Jessica has practical knowledge of in criminal investigations and prosecutions originating overseas. She has experience in regulatory matters and frequently advises clients within the financial services industry.

Jessica also has a police investigations practice and has represented a number of high profile individuals in relation to the most serious criminal charges, including rape and serious assault.

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Recent work

  • Acting in direct and indirect tax investigations and prosecutions by the Crown Prosecution Service Revenue and Customs Division.
  • Defending on behalf of an executive in the SFO’s prosecution of Barclays in relation to its 2008 fundraising.
  • Acting in several major SFO investigations into fraud and bribery including Rolls Royce and G4S.
  • Advising and representing companies and executives in police investigations in respect of money laundering investigations.
  • Advising high profile individuals in cases of sexual assault and rape.
  • Acting for individuals and executives in FCA investigations into insider dealing and market abuse.
  • Acting for companies and individuals in respect of police searches and challenges to those searches.
  • Advised a number of journalists in relation to the phone hacking investigations.
  • Advice to companies and professional firms in the financial services industry in cases where compliance issues arise in connection with domestic or international criminal investigations.
  • Acting in international investigations, including a recent investigation by the Metropolitan Police’s War Crime Unit.

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Career

Jessica Parker joined Corker Binning from a major City firm in 2004. She became a partner of Corker Binning in 2012.

She is Senior Vice Chair of the Business Crime Committee of the International Bar Association.

Jessica is currently on the Law Society’s Anti-Money Laundering directory as a specialist to provide legal advice to other solicitors on issues of anti-money laundering compliance.

She is a member of the Fraud Lawyers Association and the Women’s White Collar Defence Association.

Jessica regularly speaks about criminal enforcement in the financial services industry and international investigations.

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News and Posts


Jessica Parker discusses the case of R (on the application of AL) v SFO and others in Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence and Fraud Intelligence

The ABC of internal investigations from the XYZ deferred prosecution agreement

Jessica Parker discusses managing electronic data in criminal trials in Fraud Intelligence

Chaos in criminal disclosure

Corker Binning letter on disclosure published in The Times

Jessica Parker discusses disclosure failures in criminal proceedings and the Liam Allan case in The Law Society Gazette and Criminal Law & Justice Weekly

Sex, texts and disclosure

Jessica Parker’s article on HMRC and UWO’s published in Bloomberg BNA’s Tax Planning International Review

As HMRC ramps up criminal enforcement, are you ready for Unexplained Wealth Orders?

Jessica Parker discusses financial crime liability in PaymentsCompliance

Jessica Parker holding a webinar today on Interpol Notices for LexisNexis

Jessica Parker comments on the latest European Anti-Money Laundering Directive in In-House Perspective magazine

Jessica Parker comments on money laundering laws in Payments Compliance

Jessica Parker and Nick Barnard discuss offshore tax evasion in Financier Worldwide

Failure to prevent facilitation of offshore tax evasion

First sentence for corporate following an SFO investigation in to Bribery and Corruption

Sentence for corporate following an SFO investigation in to Bribery and Corruption

A deal to sanction a deal

Corker Binning partners to attend IBA conference in Vienna

Fines go off the scale for large corporate offenders

Jessica Parker discusses Publicity Orders for corporate offenders

Sentencing Council has produced a consultation on new guidelines covering all health and safety matters.

Determining fines for corporate offenders – a case study

Corker Binning respond to the Sentencing Council’s Consultation on Fraud, Money Laundering, Bribery and Corporate Offenders

‘Ignorance is bliss’ according to the FCA

Corker Binning partner in The Lawyer on Avoiding DPA’s American-style

Corker Binning partner speaks at 16th Annual Transnational Crime Conference in Miami

A new Code for our time

What’s on your record?

Corker Binning partner writes about new worries for Swiss bank account holders

New prosecution fears for Swiss bank account holders

What to do next if the inspector calls – dawn raids and unannounced visits

Confiscation – behind the headlines

Santa – is it a fair cop?

Corker Binning solicitor reports on international criminal investigations

Restraint orders under scrutiny: the case of R v Windsor