Clare leads our Health & Safety offering. Clare has specialised in the defence of regulatory crime, principally health & safety, environmental, financial and road traffic for over 21 years. Her entire career has focussed on the field of criminal law, having trained with and worked for the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service, prosecuting crime and conducting fatal accident inquiries. Ranked Band 1 by Chambers & Partners, Clare is regarded as a true expert in the specialised area of health and safety. Having worked for the Crown and the defence she is ideally placed to advise clients who find themselves facing investigation and prosecution.

Clare's portfolio includes corporate and individual clients across a wide range of sectors, including construction, marine, agriculture, retail, manufacturing and transport. Frequently called upon to assist clients in the aftermath of an incident she is on hand to provide advice and assistance from the early stages of an investigation, attend interviews by the Police, HSE, SEPA, MCA and other regulators, liaise with the Crown and attend court where an investigation leads to prosecution or fatal accident inquiry. This full spectrum service provides the client with reassurance that they are getting consistent expert legal input at all key stages of their case.

Living Brodies' values

Clare adopts a collaborative approach to her cases, working with clients and colleagues to ensure her clients get the best representation.

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  • Ranked band 1 for health and safety by Chambers & Partners.
  • Awarded Hall of Fame status by Legal 500 for continued excellence in the field of health and safety.
  • Ranked band 2 for financial crime by Chambers & Partners.