Craig is an approachable and experienced barrister with extensive knowledge and experience within family law, where he predominantly specialises in the law relating to children.
Craig’s emphasis is always on the client and he excels at making clients feel at ease and comfortable in the unfamiliar environment of the courtroom.
Craig appears regularly in all tribunals including up to the Court of Appeal. Craig served with the Wiltshire Police for 14 years as a Detective Sergeant and closely involved in number of cases within the family and criminal justice system. This included joint investigations, child abuse, serious domestic abuse and rape cases. This considerable experience enables Craig to bring a valuable perspective to his cases and is especially useful in cross-examination and fact-finding hearings.
Craig also worked as as an Investigative Lawyer at the Serious Fraud Office and was involved in several high profile cases. Craig has specialist experience of Legal Professional Privilege and regularly works with Police Authorities, specialist units and other parties in this capacity.
Craig has considerable experience of public law proceedings and regularly represents police authorities, guardians, parents and grand-parents. His insight and knowledge of the criminal justice system is particularly valuable when conducting concurrent police and child protection proceedings. He is well-versed in serious issues arising in public law proceedings including child abuse, serious domestic abuse and rape cases.