Claire has more than twenty years’ experience as a Family Lawyer, with a strong reputation in the East Yorkshire area. Combining strength and compassion to resolve cases swiftly and amicably, she is known for being sensible and pragmatic with a robust approach to court proceedings if needed.
Noted by Lexis Nexis, Family Law Awards 2021 as one of the top four Family Law Chartered Legal executives of 2021, Claire is committed to empowering her clients to make informed decisions is important to her. Claire has built up a network of professional trusted advisers over the years which means she is always able to put together the right team to achieve the best possible outcome.
Claire has particular expertise advising clients on the financial issues arising on relationship breakdown, including; financial settlements; maintenance; pre-acquired and post-separation assets; pre and post-nuptial agreements; cohabitation and separation agreements; and financial claims for children.
She regularly advises on complex and high value cases acting for business owners and senior professionals, as well as advising on settlements including farming assets, land, pensions, and business structures. She also has considerable experience advising clients in relation to property disputes and associated civil proceedings, and also acts on behalf of parents in private children disputes including relocation, international cases and allegations of abuse.