Joseph Hume Associate

 

Joseph joined Corker Binning in November 2019, following his qualification as a solicitor in April 2019. Joseph is an experienced police station advisor.

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Areas of expertise

Joseph advises clients across the spectrum of criminal proceedings, from the police investigation through to trial, in both Magistrates’ and Crown Court matters. He has advised clients on a range of criminal offences, including drug offences, serious assaults, sexual offences and white collar crime.

Joseph has regularly represented clients in interviews under caution following arrest and in voluntary attendance interviews. He also gained experience as a Magistrates’ Court advocate during the first six months following qualification, providing him with valuable first-hand insight to tactical approaches to case preparation.

Joseph has advised clients facing extradition to EU Member States in addition to several extradition requests from outside of the EU. Joseph also advises clients subject to confiscation proceedings.

 

“Corker Binning has consolidated its position as a leading criminal and regulatory litigation firm.”

Chambers UK 2020
 

Recent work

-Advised a client at the Old Bailey indicted with conspiracy to produce cannabis valued at £26million. At the time this was the largest cannabis conspiracy investigated in the UK.

-Advised a high profile individual in confiscation proceedings, following conclusion of high value fraud proceedings.

-Represented a police officer charged with perverting the course of justice and later with breach of an SRO. The breach matter was discontinued by the CPS following written representations and the client received a suspended sentence in the perverting the course of justice matter.

-Acted for an individual following allegations of sexual assault against four child complainants in a media sensitive case due to involvement of high profile witnesses and the nature of the client’s employment.

-Advised and acted for a client accused of sexual assault. Proceedings discontinued following written representations to the CPS.

-Represented a client arrested for drug production, advancing the relatively new ‘modern slavery defence’.

 

Career

Joseph began his career at Hodge Jones & Allen, where he worked as a paralegal for three years before completing his period of recognised training. During this time, he gained experience in criminal defence litigation and dispute resolution. He qualified as a solicitor in April 2019 and joined Corker Binning as an Associate in November 2019.

Joseph studied Spanish and Philosophy at Royal Holloway University and completed the GDL at De Montfort University. He went on to complete the LPC at the University of Law, passing with and completing an LLM alongside.

Joseph is a member of the Young Fraud Lawyers Association and the Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association.

News and Posts


Peter Binning writes for Money Laundering Bulletin on FCA extension of financial crime reporting obligation

Nick Barnard writes for GRR on FCA being likely to go after participants involved in cum-ex trading strategies

Jessica Parker and Andrew Smith write for GIR flashpoints between companies and individuals in corporate investigations

Corker Binning launches guide with Resolution on what family lawyers need to know about criminal law

Nick Barnard writes for Global Legal Post on legal professional privilege

Jessica Maguire quoted in The Telegraph on sentencing of Manchester Arena bomb plotter

Claire Cross writes for Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence on Burford v LSE

Corker Binning lawyers listed as Thought Leaders in Who’s Who Legal: Business Crime Defence 2020

Jessica Maguire writes for HR Magazine

David Corker writes for Law360 on judge-only trials in fraud cases

Peter Binning quoted in The Times on proposals for tax advice changes

Edward Grange quoted in The Washington Post on diplomatic immunity

Corker Binning ranked in Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2020

Crime, fraud and iniquity: How can an allegation of wrongdoing override Legal Professional Privilege?

David Corker writes for The Times on Covid-19 criminal trial reform

Don’t let Lord Devlin’s lamp of freedom be extinguished under cover of Covid-19

Failure to prevent economic crime

Andrew Smith comments in Newsweek on Prince Andrew MLA

Edward Grange writes for WealthBriefing on UWOs

Peter Binning quoted in BBC News

Claire Cross quoted in GIR on MLAT requests

Claire Cross writes for Law360 on FCA’s “Dear CEO” letter

Is the SFO able to meet the challenge of Covid-19?

Edward Grange quoted in GIR on Mallya extradition appeal

Criminal mutual legal assistance: establishing a different relationship post-Brexit

Andrew Smith comments in GIR on High Court’s decision regarding UWOs (2/2)

How the Australian High Court quashed the convictions of Cardinal George Pell

What can we learn from NCA v Baker & ors?

Corker Binning rated top 20 for client service in Legal Business

The cost of private prosecutions

Attempt to curtail Jury trial in Scotland due to Covid 19 dropped for the time being – but could this happen next in England and Wales?

Covid-19 and the restriction of parallel exports and hoarding of medicinal products

David Corker and Nick Barnard write for Bloomberg Tax on Cum-Ex trading

Andrew Smith comments in African Business on Isabel dos Santos

Account freezing orders

Edward Grange comments on Extradition Act 2003 amendments in Criminal Law Week

Corker Binning listed as Leading Firm in Who’s Who Legal Investigations 2020 guide

Corker Binning is recruiting

Edward Grange comments on Celczynski v Polish Judicial Authority in Criminal Law Week

Jessica Parker and Andrew Smith feature in GIR’s Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations

Edward Grange and Jemma Sherwood-Roberts write for The Times on stalking orders

Court of Appeal considers the new criminal offence of Engaging in Controlling and Coercive Behaviour in R v Katira

Edward Grange discusses the US’s refusal to extradite Anne Sacoolas in the New York Times

Online abuse and when it becomes criminal

Edward Grange comments in The Telegraph on possible extradition of Carlos Ghosn

You can’t consent to your own murder, but can you consent to being hurt?

Jessica Parker comments in the IBA Magazine on Anti Money Laundering checks

Pre-charge bail – law and practice at odds?

Corker Binning recognised in the GIR 100 2019

Chambers UK 2020 Rankings

Corker Binning partners included in WWL: Thought Leaders

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

Corker Binning ranked in Chambers High Net Worth Guide

Samuel McCann considers whether the SFO will change its approach to the use of immunity notices and cooperating offender agreements

Nick Barnard discusses anti-money laundering in Lawyer Monthly

Is AML Playing Catch-Up To Bribery?

Andrew Smith examines the doctrine of double jeopardy in relation to cross-border criminal exposure in Fraud Intelligence

David Corker examines the decision in R (AL) v SFO in Fraud Intelligence

David Corker examines the decision in R(AL) v SFO, in CrimeLine

Edward Grange and Danielle Reece-Greenhalgh discuss the political neutrality of INTERPOL in CrimeLine and Lawyer Monthly

Andrew Smith examines the doctrine of double jeopardy in relation to cross-border criminal exposure in CrimeLine

Andrew Smith comments on the SFO director’s first month in The Law Society Gazette

Andrew Smith comments on Akin Ipek to fight extradition in a UK court in the Financial Times

Corker Binning recognised in The Legal 500 Hall of Fame

Corker Binning ranked in Chambers HNW 2018

Claire Cross discusses FCA investigations and compulsion powers in Thomson Reuters Accelus

David Corker discusses the judgment in R. v. Reilly in Criminal Law & Justice Weekly

Thomson Reuters’ Company Secretary Forum 2017 – Corporate Crime Session

Andrew Smith and Danielle Reece-Greenhalgh write on the Paradise Papers for The Times Law Brief

Jessica Parker comments on the Paradise Papers on BBC News and The Credit Protection Association

Andrew Smith comments on the Paradise Papers in The Times Law Brief, BBC News, International Adviser and The Global Legal Post

Andrew Smith comments on Carles Puigdemont European Arrest Warrant in The Guardian

Corker Binning ranked in Chambers UK 2018

Peter Binning chairing a panel at 33 Chancery Lane’s Business Crime Conference 2017

David Corker comments on Phil Ivey Supreme Court cheating case in the FT, The Telegraph and The Law Society Gazette

Kim Nihill and Jessica Parker discuss the Modern Slavery Act and UK businesses in The Times

Claire Cross discusses FCA enforcement interviews in Thomson Reuters Accelus

Corker Binning ranked in Chambers HNW 2017

Andrew Smith recognised in GIR’s 40 Under 40 2017

Edward Grange elected Chair of the Defence Extradition Lawyers Forum

Corker Binning to attend The FLA Fraud & Corporate Crime Conference

Andrew Smith examines Interpol red notices and transparency in Fair Trials

David Corker examines the judgment of Andrews J in SFO v. ENRC

Corker Binning attending the 20th Annual IBA Transnational Crime Conference

Corker Binning to participate in the London Legal Walk 2017

Edward Grange examines extradition between the UK and Russia in Criminal Law & Justice Weekly and Solicitors Journal

Maia Cohen-Lask examines The Law Society’s practice note on s2 interviews in Solicitors Journal

Chris Dyke’s article on the lack of clarity in the case of Macris published in Thomson Reuters

Corker Binning Partners recognised in Who’s Who Legal: Investigations 2017

Corker Binning contributes to GIR’s Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations 2016

Corker Binning ranked in Chambers UK 2017

Corker Binning welcomes former senior prosecutor from FCA and CMA

Corker Binning Partners recognised in Who’s Who Legal: Business Crime Defence 2016

Corker Binning shortlisted in The Legal 500 UK 2017 Awards

Corker Binning Partners attending ABA Fifth London White Collar Crime Institute

Corker Binning recognised in the GIR 100 2016

Corker Binning Partners to attend IBA Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.

Corker Binning Ranked in Legal 500 2016

Corker Binning partners recognised in Who’s Who Legal: Business Crime Defence 2016

Corker Binning ranked in Chambers HNW Guide 2016

The US Department of Justice’s FCPA Pilot Programme

Partners Robert Brown and Andrew Smith speaking at the British Academy of Forensic Sciences Annual Dinner

Jessica Parker is speaking at 19th Annual IBA Transnational Crime Conference

Corker Binning are taking part in the London Legal Walk 2016

Nick Barnard’s article re pre-charge bail published in Criminal Law & Justice Weekly

Corker Binning Partners recognised as leading practitioners in Euromoney’s Expert Guide 2016

Corker Binning Partners recognised in Who’s Who Legal: Investigations 2016

Corker Binning ranked in Chambers UK 2016

The Trouble with Sexting

The case of Evans and lessons for the SFO

The section 2 interview: when can the SFO exclude a solicitor?

Care Provider Offences

Merry Neal comments on the ongoing argument over legal aid cuts in ITV news website

Merry Neal published in Legal Week – ‘The Amanda Knox case and the politics of extradition law’

Corker Binning Partner writes about protecting the identity of arrested individuals

Corker Binning partner writes about the changes to fraud sentencing

Corker Binning paralegal writes about SFO ‘self-funding’ and government handouts in CrimeLine

Corker Binning Partner writes about protecting the identity of arrested individuals in The Lawyer

Corker Binning paralegal writes about The National Crime Agency in The Barrister

Barrister cleared of VAT fraud

Corker Binning acts for Madoff Securities International Ltd, former chief executive

Environment Agency drops charges against waste export companies