Claire has a particular expertise in advising clients about financial issues arising upon a relationship breakdown including divorce, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, cohabitation and separation agreements. She also provides advice and assistance through the mediation process, negotiation and conducting Court proceedings.
Claire regularly advises clients in relation to property disputes, and the claims of unmarried couples including preparing declarations of trust. Claire has considerable experience of civil proceedings arising from property claims having taken many cases to trial.
Other areas she specialises in include advising and representing clients on children disputes, including leave to remove cases. Claire has also been consulted by clients in relation to children and financial cases with an international element from countries including Spain, Singapore, Greece and Australia.
Claire is a Partner of the firms Beverley and York offices.
Training & employment experience
Having spent over 15 years advising clients on family law issues, Claire has gained invaluable experience. Claire has also built up a network of personal and professional contacts including accountants and independent advisors who are able to offer support to clients.
Claire will go to great lengths to achieve the best results for clients whilst being both robust and caring.
Claire is recognised in the Legal 500 as being “friendly, professional and very calming.”
Outside of work
Claire enjoys spending time with family and friends, walking and travelling.
Memberships and Accreditations:
Fellow of Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (FCilex)
Member of Resolution
Treasurer for Hull and East Yorkshire Resolution 2011-2017