Claire is an Associate in the Family team. She supports on a range of work within the department including divorce and separation, matrimonial finance and private law children matters.
Claire completed her training at Simons Muirhead Burton within the family department, having also gained experience working in Commercial and Media litigation disputes as well as non-contentious experience in corporate finance and commercial matters.
Before joining the firm, Claire qualified as a Secondary Education Teacher, teaching both English and Law. She also worked as a Technology Consulting Analyst, working with a variety of Communications, Media and Technology clients on projects designed to add value to their business through the implementation of new technology.
She gained a Distinction in her Master of Law degree which critiqued the development of privacy law in light of emerging technology.
SMB are very pleased to have successfully advised Kevin Kane, the founder of PHASTAR, one of the UK’s largest specialist biometrics clinical research organisations for clinical trials, on his partnership with private equity firm Charterhouse Capital Partners LLP. PHASTAR has 10 offices globally with plans for further international expansion. Charterhouse made a significant investment into PHASTAR, with Mr Kane remaining CEO and retaining a substantial stake in the business.Read more
Litigation should be a tool for resolving disputes, not a weapon to facilitate or continue economic abuse over an ex-partner. Unfortunately, given the highly emotional… Read more