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1 September 2012

Corker Binning ranked in top tier for Fraud and Crime in Legal 500 2012

Corker Binning retains its top tier status for yet another year in Fraud and Crime in the new edition of Legal 500, published on 20 September. Partners David Corker and Peter Binning are recognised as leading individuals for Fraud and Robert Brown is named as a leading individual for Crime. The firm is also ranked for its expertise in Fraud: corporate crime. Corker Binning is quoted as “thriving”.

What Legal 500 2012 says about Corker Binning

Crime
Corker Binning is a first tier firm and partner Robert Brown is named as a leading individual

At Corker Binning, the ‘shrewd’ Robert Brown defended Charlie Gilmour, who was charged with the offence of violent disorder; and the team also represented Muhammad Asif, who was accused of entering into a conspiracy with others to bowl ‘no balls’ to order during the Oval and Lord’s Test matches between England and Pakistan in 2010. David Corker receives many accolades; Nicola Finnerty’s ‘work rate is phenomenal’. The ‘pragmatic’ Peter Binning advises on a broad range of extradition cases.

Fraud: white collar crime
Corker Binning is a top tier firm and partners David Corker and Peter Binning are named as leading
individuals.

Corker Binning is ‘thriving’; Peter Binning and David Corker are a ‘very powerful combination’. The practice is defending Achilleas Kallakis in an SFO prosecution for allegedly defrauding AIB of £750m. Robert Brown provides a ‘Rolls-Royce service’, and Nicola Finnerty is ‘unflappable’. Newly promoted partners in the team include Gemma Tombs, who ‘keeps a very cool head’.

Fraud: corporate crime
Corker Binning is named as a third tier firm and partners David Corker and Peter Binning are named as leading individuals.

Corker Binning has been advising a leading investment bank on various criminal matters. Key partners include the ‘very bright’ Robert Brown and the ‘very knowledgeable’ David Corker.

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