Claire is a senior counsel – knowledge in the Tax & Incentives group. She has specialised in corporate tax law since 2000, advising on the tax aspects of M&A, banking & finance, IP and real estate transactions. Claire is now responsible for all areas of knowledge management, providing technical legal support to her team and other practice areas across the firm. She has a particular focus on delivering thought leadership and keeping both internal and external clients abreast of developments in the ever-changing world of tax law. Claire is also the firm's expert on the UK's implementation of DAC 6, co-ordinating the compliance project with the Risk and IT teams.
Claire has over 15 years of experience as a Knowledge Lawyer, prior to which she practised as a transactional and advisory tax lawyer at both UK and US firms.
|Since 2022||Senior counsel - knowledge, Taylor Wessing|
|2019 - 2022||Senior professional support lawyer, Taylor Wessing|
|2007 - 2018||Senior knowledge lawyer, Hogan Lovells|
|2004 - 2007||Associate attorney, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher|
|2000 - 2004||Assistant solicitor, Lovells|
|2000||Admitted as a lawyer, England & Wales|
|1998||LPC, College of Law|
|1997||LLB Hons, University of Leicester|
|City Tax PSL network|
Spring Budget 2023: Business tax measures
Enterprise, Everywhere (all at once?)
Autumn Statement 2022: no great surprises