Clare is a Partner in our litigation practice and is an expert in commercial and intellectual property litigation.
She is acknowledged in the legal directories as a leading litigator in the areas of commercial, IP and IT disputes, and has more than twenty years’ experience advising clients on resolving complex and substantial cases. She has been described by one directory as ‘a litigator you want on your side’ and is praised for her ‘understanding of business necessities and her receptiveness to client needs’.
She acts for clients in the UK and overseas, and is recognised for her ability to maximise strategic opportunities for her clients and achieve results as cost-effectively as possible. As well as handling substantial litigation, she is experienced in other forms of dispute resolution, such as mediation and commercial arbitration, and is an accredited mediator. Clare joined Osborne Clarke on qualification in 1987 and has been a Partner in the litigation practice since 1992, leading the group for four years until 2003.
She sits on the Partnership Council and is the partner representative on the OC Forum, which is the firm’s employee representative group, and participates in the Osborne Clarke corporate responsibility programme.