Craig Barlow

Call date: 1992
Telephone number: 020 7400 9600

Craig Barlow

Call date: 1992
Telephone number: 020 7400 9600

A confident & resourceful advocate who is simply unflappable in a Courtroom

F. Rechtman, Solicitor

Knows how to gain the ear of the judge

Hadden MBE, Solicitor

A highly conscientious, eloquent communicator with both an eye for legal complexities & great ability to handle situations with courage, tact & diplomacy.

K. Osman, former lay client

A fearless & fearsome fighter.

D’Souza, Solicitor

Practice areas

Business Property & private client Public & regulatory

Despite possessing a 1st Class law degree, Craig has a reputation for giving solid, down to earth legal advice.


Craig’s philosophy on business disputes is to try and resolve them quickly and as economically as possible. Good advice from an early stage is key to meeting a client’s objectives. Notable cases:

Desor v Patel [2010] EWHC 3965 (QB);
Society of Lloyd’s v Henderson [2005] EWHC 850 (Comm)
Hancock v Tucker  [1999] Lloyd’s Rep. P.N. 814;

Property & private client

Craig has experience in landlord & tenant disputes.

He has acted in a range of contentious probate proceeduings including challenges to the vality of Wills as well as inheritance Act appocations.

Schomberg v Taylor [2013] EWHC 2269 (Ch);
El Naschie v Pitt Place (Epsom) Ltd (1999) 31 H.L.R. 278;

Public and Regulatory

Craig has considerable experience in public/administrative law. He regularly acts for the London Borough of Southwark. Appointed standing counsel in Adult Care Law to Denbighshire County Council from 2014 and similarly to Gwynedd and Conway from 2016 .

Craig has experience of both the “health and welfare” as well as the “finance and property” pathways in the Court of Protection. He has experience of advising both Applicants and Respondents in ‘best interests’ applications relating to medical procedures, residence as well as objections to Attorneys, Deputies and the making of Statutory Wills.

He has appeared before a number of professional regulatory panels and tribunals including the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal, the General Medical Council, the General Osteopathic Council, the General Council of Chiropractors. Notable cases in this field are:

R (on the application of Accident Exchange Ltd) v Broom & Others [2017] EWHC 1530 (Admin)
R v Servite Homes & Others Ex p. Goldsmith (2001) 33 H.L.R. 35
R (On the application of Bowhay) v North and East Devon Health Authorities (2001) 60 B.M.L.R. 228
D’ Souza v The Law Society [2006] EWHC 987 (Admin)
Moody v The General Osteopathic Council [2004] EWHC 967 (Admin)
R (on the application of Rosen) v Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal [2002] EWHC 1323 (Admin)
The Law Society v Gilbert (2001) The Times, January 12



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