She advises individuals and organisations on employment, shareholder and partnership law. Claire advises on shareholder and partnership disputes across a wide range of business sectors including media, fashion, leisure, art, financial services, IT and property development.
She has considerable experience acting for shareholders and partners in owner managed businesses where there has been a breakdown in business or personal relations, and where a shareholder or partner is exiting the business.
She acted for the successful petitioner in the leading case of Croly v Good.
She understands the need for clear, commercial advice and has an excellent track record in negotiating settlements for her clients, including formal mediated settlements.
On the employment side, Claire acts for several well-known employers. She is also instructed by CEO’s and other senior executives when joining or exiting a business, often in high profile moves.
Her team covers a broad range of issues for both employers and employees, notably contractual disputes, disciplinary matters, unfair and wrongful dismissal, discrimination, whistleblowing, post termination restrictions and confidentiality issues (drafting and enforcement).
She was recognised as a foreign expert in Chambers Global 2014 for her work for Italian companies and their UK subsidiaries and UK domiciled Italian executives. She advises Italian companies and works closely with executives, particularly those in financial services and the IT sector, and those who are relocating from Italy to the UK.