Craig is a senior barrister involved in all areas of criminal practice. He is founder and Head of LawAid International Chambers.
Craig has always had a passion for international criminal law work having been involved in criminal justice since 1985. In addition to his legal qualifications, he has two Masters degrees including a Master of Philosophy from the Law Faculty of Cambridge University where he studied Criminology. He is a member of the Criminal Bar Association and the New Zealand Bar Association.
Craig has private and legal aid clients, but is mainly briefed for serious violence, fraud and drug offending, including related proceeds of crime applications. He has appeared in some of New Zealand’s highest profile cases acting for entertainers and sports people as well as people charged with the most serious of crimes.
Craig undertakes a wide variety of pro bono work in international human rights cases and advocacy. He is founder of Slave Free Seas (slavefreeseas.org) and leads an international legal team fighting the business of modern slavery.