Claire joined Worthingtons in September 2007 as an apprentice, qualified as a solicitor in 2009 and was appointed Partner in July 2018. She specialises in clinical negligence and personal injury litigation, acting for Plaintiffs/claimants in a wide range of cases in both the High Court and County Court. Claire has a particular interest in birth injury cases and injuries caused to mother during childbirth as well as cases of surgical error. She is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and the Law Society Clinical Negligence Practitioners’ Group.
Claire also acts in Commercial and Chancery actions, and in the past has acted for clients against architects, surveyors and building contractors as well as in boundary and land disputes.
Claire has been ranked as Up and Coming for Clinical Negligence by Chambers Guide 2020 and has been recognised as a Recommended Lawyer by Legal 500 and Next Generation Partners by Legal 500 for her expertise in personal injury and clinical negligence.
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