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10 October 2019

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 ranked by Chambers and Partners. The following were ranked as Band 1:

  • Peter Binning for Financial Crime: Individuals – “In every skill you want, he’s the best,” comments an interviewee, explaining: “Not only is he fantastic at dealing with clients and with the authorities, he’s a fantastic strategist, he’s been absolutely in the dead centre of every big case that’s happened and there’s no situation he hasn’t seen. He’s absolutely the best.”
  • David Corker for Financial Crime: Individuals – “phenomenal lawyer”, “he has an encyclopaedic knowledge of the law and he’s a brilliant strategist.”
  • Andrew Smith for Crime: Extradition – “Andrew is incredibly intelligent and leads his team with a quiet but extremely effective presence. He is tactically astute and has a great body of legal knowledge.”

 

Further highlights include:

  • Edward Grange has been ranked as a ‘Star Individual’ in Crime: Extradition – “If I were facing extradition, I’d phone Ed,” says a source, adding: “His all-round approach to cases is faultless.”
  • Danielle Reece-Greenhalgh has been highlighted within ‘Associates to Watch’ under Crime and Crime: Extradition – “dynamic and impressive”
  • Claire Cross is ranked as ‘Up and Coming’ in Financial Services: Contentious Regulatory and Financial Crime: Individuals- “She is wonderful,” says a commentator. “Really easy to work with and really personable.”
  • Jessica Parker is ranked in 4 different sections, Tax: Contentious: Fraud, POCA Work & Asset Forfeiture, Financial Crime: Individuals and Crime – “very knowledgeable, conscientious and an excellent lawyer.”
  • Robert Brown has been noted as a ‘Senior Statespeople’ in the Crime category. – “assured and masterly” with “gravitas and experience”’

 

Below are the complete individual rankings for the firm:

  • David Corker – Band 1 for Financial Crime; Band 2 for POCA Work & Asset Forfeiture
  • Peter Binning – Band 1 for Financial Crime: Individuals; Band 2 for Crime: Extradition; Band 3 for POCA Work & Asset Forfeiture
  • Andrew Smith – Band 1 for Crime: Extradition; Band 2 for Financial Crime: Individuals; Band 3 for POCA Work & Asset Forfeiture
  • Jessica Parker – Band 2 for POCA Work & Asset Forfeiture; Band 2 for Tax: Contentious: Fraud; Band 3 for Financial Crime: Individuals; Band 4 for Crime
  • Edward Grange – ‘Star Individual’ in Crime: Extradition
  • Claire Cross – ‘Up and Coming’ in Financial Services: Contentious Regulatory; ‘Up and Coming’ in Financial Crime: Individuals
  • Danielle Reece-Greenhalgh – ‘Associates to Watch’ in Crime; ‘Associates to Watch’ in Crime: Extradition
  • Robert Brown – ‘Senior Statespeople’ in Crime
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