A former Head Girl of Archbishop Blanch Church of England School for Girls, Clare studied in Liverpool for both her Law Degree and Professional exams. Clare joined Quinn Melville in 2003 and was made a Partner in 2008, having previously worked for a law firm in Sefton.
Clare deals with the whole spectrum of criminal cases and has extensive experience in large scale complex crime and fraud – often representing professional clients. Clare’s case history includes fuel laundering; mortgage fraud; bank fraud; cheating the Public Revenue & fraudulent trading. Clare has defended prosecutions brought by the CPS; HMRC and the Serious Fraud Office.Clare works alongside a close knit group of barristers utilizing her skills to secure the right result.
Clare is a distinguished and experienced Magistrates’ Trial Advocate dealing with the whole spectrum of Criminal matters including fraud, regulatory matters and non CPS prosecutions.
Clare has extensive experience in fraud having dealt with numerous high profile and complex cases including multi million pound bank fraud, VAT evasion, tax evasion, cheating the public revenue and fuel laundering.
Clare has a particular interest in Youth Court advocacy.
Clare accepts instructions on privately funded matters.
Clare was made a Partner in 2003 and is a member of the Liverpool Duty Solicitor Scheme.