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Craig has over a decade of experience appearing in proceedings at the General Medical Council, General Dental Council, and other healthcare regulators. Since 2011 the entirety of his regulatory practice has involved defending regulated professionals, and he is now instructed by all the major indemnity providers to advise and appear on behalf of their members. He is also instructed by the leading solicitors in this area, commonly to represent highly eminent leaders in their field of practice.
Craig has experience of all forms of Interim Order and Fitness to Practice hearings involving issues of performance, health, and misconduct. In addition, he has experience of NHS England proceedings, and regularly appears in Coroners’ Courts. He frequently represents professionals who face concurrent proceedings in the criminal courts and before their professional regulator, especially in cases involving allegations of fraud and manslaughter.
Craig is currently instructed to defend a doctor charged with manslaughter by gross negligence in relation to the death of a young woman who had undergone a termination of pregnancy procedure at a day centre in West London.
His most recent cases include representing:
He is frequently instructed to represent doctors in relation to inquests into the deaths of their patients.
“He’s at the top of his game; he’s hugely empathetic, creative in his legal arguments and flexible in terms of his approach to cases.” – Chambers UK 2017 (Professional Discipline)
“He represents doctors in criminal proceedings.” – Legal 500 2016 (Professional Discipline and Regulatory Law)