Author Archives: MaltinPR

Pre-charge bail – law and practice at odds?

When a review of a particular legal procedure is announced, it can often be said that it is not the law that is in issue, but rather its implementation. Pre-charge bail is a case in point on this occasion. On 5 November 2019, Home Secretary Priti Patel announced that she intends to instigate a review […]

Corker Binning recognised in the GIR 100 2019

Corker Binning has been featured in the GIR 100, an annual guide to the world’s leading cross-border investigations practices. Based on extensive research, the guide, produced by Global Investigations Reviews, comprises of 100 firms from around the world noted for their cross-border government-led and internal investigations. For corporate counsel, knowing which firm, or firms, to turn to during […]

Chambers UK 2020 Rankings

Corker Binning has been ranked by Chambers and Partners in its 2020 Guide. The firm was ranked as Band 1 in the following areas: Crime Crime: Extradition Financial Crime: Individuals POCA Work & Asset Forfeiture The firm has also been ranked in Band 2 for Tax: Contentious: Fraud.   Lawyers at the firm were also […]

Corker Binning ranked in Legal 500 UK 2020

In this year’s The Legal 500 UK listings Corker Binning has been ranked as ‘Top Tier’ for both ‘Crime: general’ and ‘Fraud: White collar crime’, in addition to being recommended in three practice areas: Corporate and commercial – Financial services: contentious Dispute resolution – Professional discipline Risk advisory – Regulatory investigations and corporate crime ‘Corker […]

Corker Binning partners included in WWL: Thought Leaders

Corker Binning is proud to announce that four of our partners have been identified as Thought Leaders in the inaugural Whoswholegal Thought Leaders – GIR 2019 guide. The guide uses recommendations of clients and private practitioners to pick out the leading experts in a wide range of practice areas around the world. These individuals are worthy of special […]

David Corker comments on NCA’s freeze of £100M in foreign bribery probe

The National Crime Agency has confirmed that a Westminster Magistrates Court has frozen over £100 million as part of a foreign bribery probe. Commenting on this development, Partner David Corker said: “The NCA is taking advantage of the expanded asset freezing powers made available by the Criminal Finances Act 2017.  It is seeking to showcase this […]

Corker Binning ranked in Chambers High Net Worth Guide

Corker Binning is proud to announce that the firm has been ranked Band 1 in the Financial Crime category in the 2019 Chambers High Net Worth guide, with Partners David Corker and Peter Binning ranked as Band 1 Leading Individuals. The guide states that Corker Binning is recognised as “a top firm that acts for some of the most high-profile clients who find […]

Private Prosecutions and Misconduct in Public Office

The decision to issue a summons for Boris Johnson has prompted fevered speculation about the impact it will have on his leadership bid for the Conservative Party. But lawyers from across the political spectrum should be just as interested in what the decision says about private prosecutions and the offence of misconduct in public office. […]