Craig Vickers (2008)

Specialising in financial remedy proceedings, Trusts of Land applications and all aspects of family law, Children Act applications, employment law, and civil litigation

Public Access trained

Since his call to the Bar in 2008, Craig has developed and continues to enhance a reputation for his personable approach to clients and robust style of advocacy.

He specialises in financial remedy applications, applications under the Children Act 1989, proceedings in the Employment Tribunals and civil litigation.

Craig has been instructed in and has considerable experience of high-value and complex financial remedy applications including cases, which involve trusts, businesses, farms and third party interveners. Craig is content to work closely alongside instructing solicitors prior to issuing an application through to final hearing to provide lay clients with practical and sensible strategic advice.

Craig’s family practice incorporates all aspects of applications under the Children Act (both public and private law), Family Law Act and applications under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996. He has a particular interest and expertise in cases involving removal from the jurisdiction and international child abduction; having appeared on behalf of applicants and respondents, as well as assisting leading counsel, in the High Court.

Craig undertakes a wide range of civil litigation. He appears regularly in the County Court and High Court in a variety of disciplines including, small-claims, fast-track and multi-track trials possession hearings, and insolvency.

In respect of his employment law practice, Craig has considerable experience of representing claimants and respondents in cases involving redundancy, unfair dismissal, discrimination and parental rights. Craig has had a number of notable successes to date including securing an award in excess of £80,000.00 for a client in a claim for unfair dismissal and discrimination.

Craig is regularly instructed to advise on and pursue appeals and has appeared frequently in the Court of Appeal.

With a particular aptitude for legal research, Mr Vickers welcomes instructions to provide written advices and opinions.