Author Archives: David Corker

SFO investigations are still taking too long

“The Group could also face further potential civil and criminal consequences in relation to the investigation by the SFO described above. At this time, it is not possible to make a reliable estimate of the expected financial effect that may arise in relation to the SFO’s investigation, and therefore no provision has been made for […]

David Corker to speak at Red Lion Lecture at King’s College London

Partner David Corker is speaking with Red Lion Chambers member David Young at the last Red Lion Lecture of 2019 at King’s College London. The talk is entitled “STAYIN’ ALIVE?”: The Prognosis for Abuse of Process, and will take place on Monday 9th December, with registration from 6pm. This lecture will begin with an overview of […]

David Corker comments in The Times on the difficulties in finding reliable expert witnesses in criminal trials

Following the collapse of a case in Southwark Crown Court last week, lawyers have called for a wholesale review over the standard of expert witnesses. The case, which involved allegations of fraudulent selling of carbon credits, collapsed after an expert witness for the prosecution, Andrew Ager, was revealed to have no academic qualifications and no knowledge of the […]

David Corker speaking at the 5th Annual GIR Live London

Partner David Corker is today speaking at the 5th Annual GIR Live London, and both Jemma Sherwood-Roberts and Nick Barnard are attending. David will be participating in the session at 12.20: “GIR Live Question Time”, where the GIR audience has the opportunity to ask the panel of leading names, including David Corker, questions on the […]

David Corker discusses the Criminal Finances Act 2017 with a focus on UWOs, disclosure and civil recovery in CDR

Partner David Corker panelled a session exploring the 2017 Criminal Finances Act (CFA), arguably one of the most significant financial criminal laws implemented since the United Kingdom’s Bribery Act. Under discussion was the new legislative landscape introduced by the CFA, with debate focused on unexplained wealth orders, disclosure and civil recovery. Comparing UWOs to civil recovery […]