Date of call: 1986
Craig Orr has a broad commercial litigation and advisory practice, with particular emphasis upon banking and finance matters; insurance disputes; civil fraud litigation; professional negligence; international commercial arbitrations and large and complex contractual disputes of a commercial nature more generally.
Craig Orr is recognised in the legal directories as a leading silk in Commercial Litigation/Dispute Resolution (Legal 500 and Chambers), Banking & Finance (Legal 500 and Chambers), Insurance and Reinsurance (Legal 500 and Chambers), Civil Fraud (Chambers) and Professional Negligence (Legal 500).
He is recommended as one of the ‘Leaders at the UK Bar’ in Chambers Global Directory of The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business. He is cited in the Commercial Litigation, Banking, Professional Negligence and Insurance/Reinsurance sections of Legal Business’ Legal Experts directory.
Recent comments and recommendations in the directories on his professional qualities as a barrister include:
“calm and clear presentational skills, especially when communicating directly with the end client.” (Chambers UK, 2010)
“meticulous and always brilliantly prepared, destined to go far.” (Chambers UK, 2010)
“always taking a realistic and practical stance to his cases.” (Chambers UK, 2010)
“tremendously responsive, and solid” (Chambers UK, 2010)
“provides first rate, robust advice” (Chambers UK, 2010)
“a delight to work with – thoughtful and painstaking” (Legal 500, 2010)
“thorough, incisive, and takes the initiative” (Legal 500, 2010)
“rolls up his sleeves and gets stuck in – he has very good strategic awareness and is excellent in court” (Legal 500, 2010)