Claire has experience helping clients on a range of administrative and public law matters including judicial review, public inquiry, professional regulation and European Convention on Human Rights issues.
She has acted for both private sector clients and those exercising public functions, in a range of contentious matters.
Claire has worked with clients in varied sectors including consumer products, transport and infrastructure, arts and culture, accounting, financial institutions, energy, property taxation and non-profit.
In addition to her public law experience, she also has commercial litigation experience in the High Court and, prior to joining the London team, spent time in the firm's Brussels office on matters involving EU regulation and litigation and international trade law.
Claire's experience includes advising:
- a large accountancy firm in connection with an investigation by the Financial Reporting Council
- a core participant in relation to a high-profile public statutory inquiry
- The AIRE Centre on a pro bono basis in relation to interventions in immigration appeals before the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court
- a company in an application to the European Court of Human Rights
- British American Tobacco in its judicial review British American Tobacco in a judicial review concerning regulations relating to plain packaging for tobacco products
Claire obtained a Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy) from the University of Warwick before completing her Graduate Diploma in Law (Distinction) and Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice (Distinction).