Craig Court

Craig Court

Senior Associate

Craig is a Senior Associate Solicitor who has developed a niche specialism in pursuing a broad range of complex actions against the police and other public authorities, including:

  • Death in Custody;
  • False Imprisonment;
  • Unlawful Arrest;
  • Trespass;
  • Assault and Battery;
  • Malicious Prosecution;
  • Misfeasance in Public Office; and
  • Judicial Review.

Craig is regularly instructed in high profile inquests, including Article 2 inquests where deaths have occurred in state detention or as a result of state failings.

Craig also specialises in bringing actions under the Human Rights Act.

Craig is a Solicitor-Advocate having gained his higher rights of audience meaning that he is able to offer a full service on litigation and advocacy matters.

He is a member of the Police Action Lawyers Group, a national organisation comprised of solicitors, barristers and legal executives who represent complainants against the police throughout England and Wales.

Craig is also a member of the Inquest Lawyers Group (ILG), which is a national pool of lawyers who are willing and able to provide preparation and legal representation for bereaved families. Over the last thirty years, ILG members have represented bereaved families in hundreds of inquests into contentious deaths. To find out more please use the following link: Inquest Lawyers Group

As well as the above, Craig has a background in general civil litigation, specifically residential landlord and tenant, property and social security matters and has in excess of 10 years’ experience in those fields.

Craig has recently been listed as a ‘Rising Star’ within ‘The Legal 500 2020’ directory for his growing reputation in pursuing complex public law actions, particularly those linked to civil liberties and human rights

‘Under the guidance of ‘outstanding’ senior associate Craig Court , Newport-based firm Harding Evans LLP has a richly deserved reputation as ‘one of the leading public sector claimant practices in Wales’. Recognised for his ‘healthy determination to win’, Court is developing a very strong reputation as a result of his ‘innovative work’ for claimants engaged in ‘public law challenges across the police, inquest and general human rights arena’.

The firm is one of the leading public sector claimant practices in Wales.

The outstanding Craig Court has as a healthy determination to win, but does not get unrealistic.

Craig Court is a young solicitor who is doing innovative work in Wales on behalf of claimants with public law challenges across the police, inquest and general human rights arena.

The Legal 500 2021 






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