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Areas of Expertise

Claire has over five years’ experience practicing corporate and commercial law in Australia, having previously practised trust and estate law in New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

Her key areas of focus are mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and contract law. Claire’s clients value her responsiveness, strategic and creative thinking and project management skills.  



  • Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales

  • Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand

  • Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Commerce (Victoria University of Wellington, NZ) 


A word from Claire

My goal at all times is to provide clients with practical, commercially focused advice to help them achieve their business objectives.


Career highlights

  • Acting for the owner of a large FMCG business on the sale of a substantial shareholding to an overseas investor.

  • Representing the owners of several motor vehicle dealerships on the sale of their businesses.  

  • Assisting a new entrant into the automotive finance industry with its capital raise and joint venture arrangements.

  • Acting for the purchaser on the acquisition of multiple businesses in the financial services industry.

  • Assisting a large, multinational FMCG business with the restructure of its Australian entities.


Specific areas of focus

  • Mergers, amalgamations and acquisitions

  • Corporate structuring

  • Capital raising

  • Corporate governance

  • Contract negotiation and management

  • Shareholder disputes