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Clare is a partner and heads the firm’s commercial dispute resolution department. She is also a senior member of Penningtons Manches Cooper’s knowledge management team.
A former commercial and public law litigator, Clare led the knowledge function for the commercial dispute resolution team prior to her appointment as partner, working across a broad range of specialisms including international litigation and arbitration, group actions, professional negligence, reputation management, and regulatory compliance. In recent years she has played a pivotal role in the introduction of new technology, business improvement and team leadership. Her responsibilities have also included organising training for fee earners and drafting and maintaining the department’s precedent documentation. She has devised and delivered a variety of client facing seminars.
Clare is an established author in the legal press, writing regularly for journals such as New Law Journal, Solicitors Journal, Commercial Litigation Journal, the International Bar Association Newsletter and Insolvency Intelligence. She has also edited the CDR department’s publications including client updates, topical ebulletins and the Commercial LiteBites series, which aims to provide clients with important practical pointers.