Corporate social responsibility
At Corker Binning we believe that all businesses, large and small, can contribute to their communities, which we achieve through supporting two charities annually:
Justice – the British Section of the International Commission of Jurists, the all party law reform society. Corker Binning is a Patron of the Justice appeal. Contact Peter Binning for more information.
Shelter – a homelessness charity that runs a housing helpline, has a network of housing aid centres, and works with local citizens advice bureau. Shelter helps millions of people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through advice, support and legal services.
Andrew Smith is, during 2016, speaking at a number of London comprehensive schools about pursuing a career in the law, as part of the Career Ready programme.
David Corker and his son Robbie, who has severe autism, ran the London Marathon on 24 April 2016 in aid of The Saracens Sports Foundation (SSF). SSF is a program run by the Saracens Rugby Club, which supports and funds sports projects for individuals who seem disadvantaged and isolated.
Robert Brown acted as the Chair of the judging panel at the Legal Aid Lawyers of the Year Awards 2016 (LALYs), following several years’ involvement with the organisation. Find out more about the LALYs here.
Robert Brown acts as Chair of Citizen’s Watch International (CWI). CWI seeks to specifically address the principle of fair trial and transparency of court proceedings, as well as a range of related, justice-focused issues including; legal assistance/ protection for children and other vulnerable groups, mediation, restorative justice and humane prison regimes primarily, but not exclusively, in Russia.
Corker Binning Partners and employees also take an active role in a number of legal associations, charities and services, and several commit a regular amount of time to pro bono work.