Clare is a specialist family practitioner with over 7 years’ experience. She joined Chambers following the successful completion of pupillage and has a strong local practice.

Clare accepts instructions in care proceedings, Family Law Act applications, private family law and international family law and acts for parents, Local Authorities, Children and interveners appearing in the High Court and Court of Appeal as well as in the local Sussex Courts.

Clare has a strong work ethic and is adept at representing clients from all backgrounds including clients with diagnosed mental health problems, learning difficulties, substance misuse / addiction problems and parents who are often under intense emotional pressure in cases concerning their children.

Clare is regularly instructed in urgent / without notice applications and in fully contested matters and has recently completed the specialist advocacy training at Keble College, Oxford.

Clare takes time out of her court diary each year to teach students undertaking the BA/MA in social work court skills training at the University of Sussex.

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