- Principal Solicitor
- LLB (Hons)
- Area of law:
- Civil litigation and dispute resolution (including personal injury), Coronial inquests and investigations
Clare is a Principal Solicitor in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Branch at VGSO, specialising in:
- personal injury claims by former wards of state
- police tort claims
- claims against Corrections Victoria
- coronial inquests, and
- applications and reviews under the .
Clare has experience in a range of jurisdictions including the Coroners, County and Supreme Courts. Her clients include the Department of Justice and Community Safety, the Department of Families, Fairness and Housing, the Victorian Managed Insurance Authority, Victoria Police and the Attorney-General.
Clare joined VGSO in 2021, having spent 10 years practising as a lawyer in both England and Victoria, where she specialised in defendant medical negligence litigation, and 4 years at the Victorian Managed Insurance Authority, as a Senior Claims Specialist in the Medical Indemnity team. She has significant experience in advising government clients in relation to complex and high quantum litigation.