Claire is a trainee solicitor in our Crime, Fraud and Regulatory team.
In her previous seat, Claire worked in our Public Law and Human Rights team, where she assisted with a wide variety of complex public law cases, including judicial review challenges to decisions taken by public authorities and NHS Foundation Trusts as well as civil claims including claims for damages under the Human Rights Act 1998 and Equality Act 2010. Claire also assisted solicitors who represent individuals at the Mental Health Tribunal, the Court of Protection and bereaved families during Inquests.
Before joining Bindmans as a paralegal in 2019, Claire was a paralegal in the Civil Liberties team at another London law firm where she worked on civil claims involving police misconduct and Inquests into the deaths of individuals who died in police custody. As an immigration caseworker, Claire represented asylum seekers and victims of human trafficking on a range of judicial reviews and unlawful detention claims. Claire has also worked for non-governmental and international organisations such as the human rights group Liberty and the United Nations.
Education and career
- In 2013, Claire graduated from the University of East Anglia with a Law LLB (2:1).
- She graduated from University of Sussex with the Public International Law LLM (Distinction) in 2015.
- In 2016, Claire worked as an intern at the United Nations’ International Criminal Tribunal for Former Yugoslavia.
- From 2017, she worked as a Legal advice and information volunteer at Liberty, while completing the Legal Practice Course at the University of Law.
- She then worked as a Senior Immigration caseworker at a London law firm from 2017.
- In 2018, she became a paralegal at another London law firm.
- She joined Bindmans LLP as a paralegal in 2019.