Jessica Parker > Corker Binning > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Corker Binning
1 Ely Place
London
EC1N 6RY
England
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Work Department

Proceeds of Crime

Position

Jessica Parker is a specialist criminal and regulatory litigator with expertise in all areas of business crime and crime. She acts for individuals, financial institutions and companies in investigations and proceedings brought by a wide range of prosecuting bodies. A recent work highlight was securing the acquittal of the former Chief Executive of Barclays Bank following his prosecution by the SFO in relation to an allegation of fraud. Jessica has particular experience in investigations by HMRC and advises both individuals and corporates in relation to tax and money laundering  investigations and prosecutions.

Jessica also advises on police investigations and has represented a number of high profile individuals in relation to the most serious criminal charges, including rape and serious assault.

She is immediate past Chair of the Business Crime Committee of the International Bar Association.

Career

Jessica joined Corker Binning in 2004 from an international law firm where she worked in both the Piraeus and London office. Jessica became a Partner in 2012.

Languages

English, French

Memberships

Jessica Parker immediate past Chair of the Business Crime Committee of the International Bar Association.  She is a member of the Fraud Lawyers Association and the Women’s White Collar Defence Association, the Tax Investigation Practitioners Group and the Proceeds of Crime Lawyers’

Education

University of Warwick, LLB (1996-1999); Nottingham Trent University, LPC (2000-2001)

Lawyer Rankings

London > Crime, fraud and licensing > Fraud: white-collar crime (advice to individuals)

(Leading individuals)

Jessica ParkerCorker Binning

Corker Binning represents a wide range of individuals, including directors and senior executives at multinational businesses in various industries, throughout high-stakes proceedings, with the senior team enjoying productive relations with major UK enforcement bodies such as the SFO, FCA, HMRC, and the police, as well as regularly handling cross-border proceedings involving US agencies and law enforcement bodies, including the DOJ, FBI, and SEC. The team, led by international investigations specialist Andrew Smith, includes the vastly experienced David Corker and Peter Binning, who both bring deep expertise in SFO proceedings and significant success in criminal fraud defence trials, while Jessica Parker‘s strengths include cross-border money laundering and criminal tax fraud investigations. Claire Cross is a former senior FCA lawyer, and has notable capabilities across regulatory and internal compliance investigations. Edward Grange specialises in extradition work, and is accordingly a go-to for international business crime cases. Both Maia Cohen-Lask, a go-to for defending senior executives in UK agency investigations and international regulatory and criminal investigations specialist Nick Barnard were promoted to counsel in April 2022.

London > Crime, fraud and licensing > Crime: general

Corker Binning‘s ‘massively experienced’ team have a record of advising on both complex and novel cases, with experience which extends from murder, drug offences and child/elder abuse, to corporate manslaughter and coercive behaviour offences. The team has a niche specialisation in advising juveniles and vulnerable individuals, who benefit from the department’s ‘dedicated, knowledgeable and talented‘ approach. Team leader Edward Grange is a noted extradition specialist, with a strong reputation for acting on sensitive and high profile cases. Jessica Parker has expertise across financial crime and tax fraud cases, and has a well regarded police investigations practice. Danielle Reece-Greenhalgh, who was promoted to partner in April 2022, focuses on cases of domestic abuse, sexual offences and violent crimes. Hugely experienced practitioner Paul Morris, the former head of the serious and general crime practice at BCL Solicitors LLP, joined the firm in October 2022.