Legal Advisor & Deputy Data Protection Officer

Litigation and Licensing Team

Having been responsible for the implementation of and ongoing compliance with the GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018, Craig is considered our data protection expert. Experienced in delivering advice and training to both employees and councillors he is available to lead large group sessions, small workshops or one to one support.

Craig initially joined Gedling for work experience whilst studying for his law degree in 2015. After graduating from Nottingham Trent University he worked as a paralegal in the private sector specialising in high volume conveyancing.  Since returning to Gedling in 2017 he has put his knowledge, skills and experience to use in all areas of Public law.

Craig’s current specialism centres around licensing and litigation where he has successfully secured convictions for a variety of offences and recovered large debts for the Council. He also provides advice and guidance on anti-social behaviour matters and oversees the implementation of Public Space Protection Orders.

Currently studying for the Cilex Graduate Fast-track Diploma, Craig is on track to becoming a fully qualified Legal Executive Lawyer.