- Regulatory & Compliance
Claire is a specialist regulatory compliance lawyer with particular expertise in health and safety, environmental, food safety, medical device regulation, Coronial Law and anti-bribery legislation. She regularly acts in complex regulatory investigations and is an experienced advocate who has appeared on numerous occasions in the Magistrates and Coroners Courts.
Claire is highly regarded by her clients and acknowledged as a crisis management expert who offers practical, on-site support alongside legal, commercial and strategic advice following regulatory breaches. She is able to skilfully assist clients throughout the investigation process – liaising with regulators, advising on the merits of appealing regulatory enforcement decisions, instructing specialist experts and Counsel, representing clients at PACE interview and appearing at Court.
Claire’s notable instructions come from major clients in the construction, manufacturing, demolition and health care sectors. She regularly provides bespoke training for Boards of Directors and Senior Management Teams on regulatory topics.
In their words
"The regulatory landscape is increasingly complex with fines imposed following a successful prosecution often exceeding the million pound mark. Helping clients to navigate their way through their requirements and assisting them to investigate, defend or mitigate enforcement action when things go wrong, is at the heart of what I do. I enjoy being fully immersed in my clients' businesses and offer them practical, honest and commercial advice. Being there for clients when they need it the most means they can carry on operating in accordance with the law in these challenging times."