Crawford joined chambers in July 2021 following successful completion of his pupillage. From September 2021 Crawford is seconded to the Supreme Court, where he is working as the judicial assistant to Lord Lloyd-Jones. He will return to practice in 2022.
Before commencing pupillage, Crawford completed a training contract at Allen & Overy LLP in the firm’s London and Istanbul offices. He was admitted as a solicitor (non-practising) in England & Wales in 2019 and received his Higher Rights of Audience in 2020.
Crawford graduated with a BA in Theology from the University of Oxford in 2015 (first and top in year). He then completed a Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course at BPP University (distinction in both). He was a Thouron Fellow from 2019-20 at the University of Pennsylvania where he received an LLM degree (distinction and top in year).
Education & professional experience:
‘Assessing the CJEU’s decisions in Achmea and Opinion 1/17 in light of the proposed Multilateral Investment Court’, (2020) 5 The European Investment Law and Arbitration Review 1, 213-239
‘In Defence of a UK Doctrine of Equivalents’, (2019) 41 The European Intellectual Property Review 3, 147-154
Crawford has also published a number of case comments and blog posts on legal matters.