Claire commenced practice in 1995, initially assisting in a police prosecution team. She then worked as a criminal and civil litigator before specializing in employment and family law.

- Before commencing practice as a sole barrister Claire led the family law team at a North Shore firm in Auckland where she was a senior associate for a number of years.

- Claire is a member of the New Zealand Law Society Family Law Section.

- Claire is married with 3 children and enjoys keeping fit, outdoor activities and time with family.