– LL.B., Jersey Law Course, Guernsey Law Course
– Family Law
– Equity and Trusts
– Alternative Dispute Resolution
Claire was called to the Jersey Bar in 1997 and is one of the most experienced and highly regarded family lawyers in the Island, specialising in divorce, separation and children’s matters.
Claire is a member of Jersey’s Children Panel, and qualified to represent both children and parents in child protection cases in Jersey. She also regularly deals with, and helps to resolve, disputes between parents both in and out of the court room.
Committed to public service, Claire sat as a deputy chair of the Employment and Discrimination Tribunal between 2012 and 2020 (for the maximum two terms) and in addition sat as a Family Registrar in Jersey’s Royal Court during 2018.
She is a qualified family mediator and works with the Jersey Family Mediation Service, a charitable body supporting people to resolve disputes amicably following a breakup.
Her academic roles with the Institute of Law include teaching students both Family Law and Trusts & Equity towards their degree (LLB) with the University of London External Programme; the family law lecturer for both the Jersey Law Course and Guernsey Bar exams; and teaching Jersey Law to student social workers studying for their degrees at Highlands. In May 2020 Claire was appointed to the Academic Board of the Institute.