Craig Richardson

Called in 2017

Areas of Practice
Family

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Practice Profile

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Craig joined chambers as a tenant in October 2018. He initially qualified as a solicitor in private practice in 2010 and has specialized in all areas of matrimonial and family work in that time. 

Prior to joining the bar, Craig practised as a solicitor-advocate with full rights of audience and was a member of the Law Society’s Children Panel. In addition to this, he took a period of time out of practice to work in-house with a national advisory charity assisting litigants in person. 

Craig accepts instructions in all areas of matrimonial and family work through and on both privately and publicly funded matters.


Memberships

Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn (2017)


Education

LLB, PgDIP (Law), LLM (London)

Notable Cases

  • London Borough of Southwark v F [2017] EWHC 2189 (Fam)

    Craig represented the mother pro bono in this matter in the High Court. This was a complex matter where significant criticism was levied at the agencies of Department for Education and the Ministry of Justice for the lack of secure accommodation available for a child who was significantly at risk. Craig was expressly thanked in the judgment for his assistance to the court, the other parties and his client.

    Family

  • Re P and Q (Children: Care Proceedings: Fact Finding) [2015] EWFC 26 (Fam)

    Craig represented the mother pro bono in this matter in the High Court. This was a complex matter where significant criticism was levied at the agencies of Department for Education and the Ministry of Justice for the lack of secure accommodation available for a child who was significantly at risk. Craig was expressly thanked in the judgment for his assistance to the court, the other parties and his client.

    Family

Contact

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Temple, London

EC4Y 7AP

T 020 7353 2532

F 020 7353 5321

E clerks@5pumpcourt.com

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