Clare joined Sharpe Pritchard as a Professional Support Lawyer in January 2021
With a background in general commercial and construction litigation, Clare has considerable experience in all forms of dispute resolution including adjudication, arbitration, mediation, expert determination and litigation.
Since 2015 Clare has specialised in construction and engineering disputes, primarily relating to PFI/PPP contracts in the health and education sectors. Her clients have included NHS Trusts, local authorities, SPVs and contractors. She has acted on a wide variety of projects and disputes, ranging from the relatively straightforward to multi-party, multi-million pound claims. Her science background makes her particularly adept at evaluating technically complex expert evidence.
She has also advised employers, main contractors and subcontractors on standard form and bespoke construction contracts in the housing and waste sectors.
Clare provides a dedicated knowledge management role for the construction team at Sharpe Pritchard.