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Clare Arthurs, Knowledge Lawyer at Penningtons Manches
Areas of expertise: Commercial dispute resolution


Clare is an associate director in the commercial dispute resolution department. Formerly a commercial and public law litigator, she keeps the department up to date with recent legal developments.  She is also a member of Penningtons Manches Cooper’s knowledge management team.

She organises a seminar series and training for the fee earners and is responsible for drafting and maintaining the department’s precedent documentation. She also assists with devising and delivering client facing seminars. Recent topics include drafting watertight contracts and an update on legal professional privilege.

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 also co-ordinates, edits and drafts the CDR department’s publications including client updates, topical ebulletins and the Commercial LiteBites series, which aims to provide clients with important practical pointers.

Recent work highlights

  • Writing an article for Insolvency Intelligence: In the Net! Court of Appeal rules on administration and liquidation expenses.
  • Submitting an article for the New Law Journal entitled: Forum Shopping - Every Little (Fact) Counts.
  • Drafting an article for Commercial Litigation Journal: Not Im-Prest: Supreme Court ensures corporate veil remains securely drawn.
  • Editing Commercial LiteBites August 2013.
  • Having an article published in Procurement and Outsourcing Journal on the subject of: Nowhere to Hide? Specific and pre-action disclosure in the procurement process.

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