Areas of expertise

Danielle has worked on behalf of individuals in proceedings for fraud, bribery and corruption offences, and frequently those with international elements. Danielle regularly defends individuals at first instance and on appeal who are subject to extradition requests from countries both inside and outside the EAW system. She has associated specialist experience in the removal of INTERPOL Red Notices on the basis of political persecution or breaches of fundamental human rights.

In her busy criminal defence practice, Danielle advises individuals throughout investigation and trial. She has significant experience in acting for those accused of domestic abuse, malicious communications, assault, dishonesty and sexual offences including rape, sexual assault, and possession/distribution of indecent images. Danielle has developed particular expertise in acting for youth clients under investigation for sexual and cyber-offences, and has published widely about these issues.

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Recent work

  • Representing clients in several major SFO investigations, including into Tesco, Petrofac and British American Tobacco.
  • Representing clients subject to extradition requests from countries including Germany, Sweden, USA, Romania, France and Spain. Successful discharge of the first extradition request from Ecuador.
  • Acting for an individual subject to confiscation proceedings arising from Operation Tabernula, then the FCA’s largest ever prosecution for insider dealing.
  • Advising clients (including youths) at the police station and beyond in relation to allegations of sexual offences, the majority involving successful representations to the CPS for no prosecution to be pursued.
  • Advising high-profile individuals in politics, business and the entertainment industry subject to criminal investigation. Included acting for a Member of Parliament in respect of a Parliamentary Standards Act prosecution.
  • Successful removal and blocking of INTERPOL red notices against clients requested by (amongst others) the UAE, Cyprus, Bahrain, Thailand and Pakistan.

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Career

Danielle began her career in the Business Crime department of Slater & Gordon (UK) LLP before joining Corker Binning in November 2013 and qualifying as a solicitor with the firm in October 2016.

Danielle completed her Legal Practice Course in 2013 with distinction at the University of Law. She holds a Master’s degree (LLM) in Criminal Law and Justice from the University of Nottingham and an undergraduate degree in Law (LLB with Honours) from Durham University. Whilst in study, Danielle also worked as an inmate advisor for the Prisons and Probation Service, based within HMP Nottingham.

Danielle is a committee member for the London Criminal Courts Solicitors’ Association (LCCSA) and Women in Criminal Law, where she specialises in policy and law reform. She has also contributed to Working Groups for both JUSTICE and the Law Society and is an active member of the Defence Extradition Lawyers’ Forum and the Young Fraud Lawyers’ Association.

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News and Posts


Danielle Reece-Greenhalgh writes for Pension Age

Using the offence of controlling and coercive behaviour to gain the upper hand in family proceedings

Danielle Reece-Greenhalgh comments in the Metro

SFO’s Cooperation Strategy May Fail To Entice Corporations

Danielle Reece-Greenhalgh quoted in New Law Journal

Danielle Reece-Greenhalgh examines the Education Act 1996 and criminal sanctions in the Financial Times

Danielle Reece-Greenhalgh discusses the Fawcett Society’s Sex Discrimination Law Review Panel in Criminal Law & Justice Weekly

Lights, Camera, Legislative Action?

Danielle Reece-Greenhalgh discusses the collapse of rape trials and the CPS in the International Business Times UK

Is the CPS really to blame for collapsing rape trials?

Paradise Lost – The beginning of the end for offshore tax havens?

Arrest first, questions later?

The Trial: A Murder in the Family (Part Five)

The Trial: A Murder in the Family (Part Two)

Danielle Reece-Greenhalgh discusses the impending legislation to combat online child exploitation published in Criminal Law & Justice Weekly

Online Child Exploitation

Danielle Reece-Greenhalgh’s article discussing the criminality of youth sexting published in The Barrister

Youth sexting: updated position on self-taken indecent images and social media

Danielle Reece-Greenhalgh’s article on youth “sexting” published in Criminal Law & Justice Weekly

David Corker and Danielle Reece-Greenhalgh discuss ‘sexting’ prosecution in The Brief

Danielle Reece-Greenhalgh discusses proposed amendments to revenge porn litigation in Criminal Law & Justice Weekly

Revenge Porn: Widening the Net?

Andrew Smith and Danielle Reece-Greenhalgh article re corporate criminal liability published on Traidcraft blog

Danielle Reece-Greenhalgh article re sex-tapes and marital disputes published in The Barrister

Revenge Pawn: Sex-tapes and marital disputes

Accountability and Abuse of Process; Courts unable to stay proceedings in order to sanction prosecution non-compliance

Danielle Reece-Greenhalgh article on Revenge Porn published in CrimeLine and the Barrister