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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

‘One of only a few firms based in Wales with an expertise in public law’, Harding Evans LLP has a strong and growing reputation for pursuing complex public law actions, particularly those linked to civil liberties and human rights. ‘Knowledgeable and approachable‘ senior associate Craig Court has higher rights of audience and excels at representing vulnerable clients in judicial review challenges, including in matters that have been devolved to Wales particularly those relating to health, social care and housing.

“Always well-prepared, the team really knows its stuff

The outstanding Craig Court is on top of an impressive workload, available when you need him to be, knows his stuff and likes to win.

Craig Court has a very good grasp of public law”

The Legal 500 2020 






Direct Line – 01633 760668
Email – courtc@hevans.com

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