Claire gained experience across all of Chambers’ core practice areas during pupillage. She regularly appears in trials, preliminary hearings and interim applications in the County Court, as well as undertaking a variety of paperwork across chambers’ practice areas.
Prior to pupillage and throughout her policy work at the United Nations Department of Peace Operations and elsewhere in New York, Nairobi and Cape Town, Claire gained exposure to many jurisdictions and legal systems. Her work and research have seen her interviewing leading International Criminal Court prosecutors at The Hague, as well as acting as legal representative of refugees in South Africa in matters ranging from property disputes to employment issues.
Claire has undertaken a variety of pro bono legal work, including acting as Project Leader of Durham University’s Lawyers Without Borders and Syrian Legal Development Programmes, whereby she worked on a variety of projects and cases to promote access to justice and the rule of law across the world