Craig MacKenzie

Craig MacKenzie

Position: Associate, Crime, Regulatory, Business Crime., Crime

Office: Preston

Phone: 01772 220022

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Craig is an Associate who specialises in criminal defence, regulatory and business crime. He has worked in legal practice since 2006 and qualified as a solicitor in 2008. Craig is a member of the Criminal Litigation Accreditation Scheme and apart from his legal qualifications he also has a degree in Forensic and Biomolecular science. He has a particular interest in cases involving expert evidence.

Craig is an extremely experienced trial lawyer and has an excellent track record of securing acquittals. He has successfully defended a broad spectrum of clients, including, doctors, dentists, teachers, senior police officers, clergy, premier league footballers, as well as companies and directors. He has secured over 200 acquittals before Magistrates Courts personally and many more before Crown Courts as a litigator with instructed counsel. Often instructed in high profile cases attracting media attention, Craig is reassuringly calm and discreet.

He has successfully defended professionals in proceedings brought by regulators.

He has gained considerable experience advising those arrested and detained by the police. His experience includes advising those accused of the most serious of offences, including, murder, rape, drugs trafficking offences and serious frauds. He also advises companies in relation to regulatory investigations and proceedings.

Craig is passionate, industrious, and resilient. He consistently achieves excellent outcomes for his clients.

19 Oct 2017



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