- Year of Call
- Devil Masters
- The Rt Hon Lord Bonomy
- Sheriff C J Harris QC
- Frances J McMenamin QC
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Craig practised as a solicitor for seven years before calling to the Bar in 1990. He is a very experienced Court of Session practitioner and has a special interest in all forms of reparation including professional negligence. He qualified as a mediator more than 20 years ago.
Throughout his practice, Craig has enjoyed several sabbaticals. His most recent was for a period of nearly two years when he sailed around the world.
Craig has been involved in many cases, proofs, procedure rolls, appeals and jury trials in the Court of Session and proofs, appeals and debates in the Sheriff Courts. Many have been reported over the years and many more unreported.
Education & Professional Career to Date
Diploma in Legal Practice
LLB (Edinburgh University)
Penman v RGC Plc 1994 SLT 805
An older case but still remains one of the highest ever solatium awards for PTSD
Church Commissioners for England v Etam Plc 1997 S.C.116
Stated case from arbiter before the 1st Division relating to rent review provision in a lease potentially affecting many hundreds of properties
English v North Lanarkshire Council 1999 S.C.L.R. 310
Now a leading authority on the interpretation of European Directive based regulations
Lord Brodie made an award including an element of £120,000 in respect of the future costs of a prosthetic hand
Carmichael v Isola Werke, Jury Trial reported at 2005 Rep.LR
The jury made an award including an element of £31,000 in respect of the future costs of prosthetic fingers
One of the first Scottish cases under the Protection from Harrassment Act 1997
Publications & Seminars
Has accepted invitations to deliver lectures in Dublin, Paris, Brussels, Cyprus and the U.S.
Worked as an International mediator on Conflict Resolutions as well as with EU Institutions.