Admitted as a Solicitor: 1993
Admitted to the Bar: 2005 (NSW)
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Having grown up in a family involved in the building & construction industry and after completing his studies at the University of Sydney, Craig spent 13 years as a solicitor with the two leading Sydney law firms of Norton Smith & Co and then Ebsworth & Ebsworth. Whilst a solicitor he was elected as the NSW President of the Maritime Law Assoc of Aust. & N.Z for four years.
Whilst at the bar he has appeared at first instance and on appeal including in the High Court of Australia. He has a broad building, commercial, equity and international law practise including regularly representing financial institutions and other lenders. He has represented ship owners and foreign government instrumentalities in their disputes with Australian companies.
Outside the law, Craig has enjoyed cycling for many years and was once a stunt double for Nicole Kidman in the 1980’s film BMX Bandits. He continues to cycle regularly, although his current ability falls well below the TDF standard of his bike. He is married with two children and enjoys cooking and growing vegetables.
Shorten v David Hurst Constructions Pty Ltd (2008) 72 NSWLR 211
Shorten v David Hurst Constructions Pty Ltd (2009) 25 BCL 205;  NSWSC 546.
Uganda Telecom Ltd v Hi Tech Telecom Pty Ltd (2011) FCA 206; (2011) ALR 441;
The cans John West rejects: developments in the meaning of “occurrence” (Australian Insurance Law Bulletin)