Claudie specialises in resolving high-conflict children matters. She has frequently dealt with cases involving allegations of parental alienation, implacable hostility and emotional harm through parental conflict such that social services may become involved or children joined to proceedings. She has undertaken cases involving allegations of emotional, physical, and psychological abuse and cases where there are complex issues of mental health and/or physical illness. Her cases often have an international dimension to them and she regularly handles relocation cases.

In addition, Claudie is an expert in emergency court applications linked with both domestic violence and Children Act matters. She is particularly good at urgent, short-notice work, achieving effective and fast results, often out of hours. Claudie helps to manage conflict and keep the wellbeing of any children at the fore.

Claudie is a Resolution Accredited Specialist in Private Law Children and Child Abduction cases.

  • The word ‘outstanding’ is overused in recommendations but in Claudie’s case is almost an understatement. Her energetic, exuberant commitment to her clients wins their trust and loyalty to someone who really has their back. Claudie is steeped in her cases and has an encyclopaedic knowledge of every aspect of them.

    Matthew Persson
    Barrister, Four Paper Buildings

  • Claudie rapidly gets up to speed on complex matters, absorbing new material faster than seems possible. Her real strength, though, is her ability to formulate a realistic and winnable strategy from the outset, giving her clients a real edge in difficult cases. Claudie represents people who want results … and she gets them. She’s great fun to be around and her clients find that, even in the most worrying moments, there can be something to smile about.

    Matthew Persson
    Barrister, Four Paper Buildings

  • Claudie, thank you for your extreme level of dedication and availability. Documentation with a vision, fitting in and supporting the masterplan, encompassing my style and intention, crafted in a near round the clock fashion to perfection.

    Mr M

  • Claudie, you are a super star. You are the best lawyer for divorce with a big heart in town. I will never forget your professionalism and kindness at the same time - a big asset for a lawyer.

    Ms E

  • You totally changed the outcome for us and I hope you know how much of a difference you made to us. You're a fantastic solicitor and a lovely person.

    Ms M

  • Claudie handled things with admirable clarity giving me the guidance and personal support I needed to help navigate me through this long, difficult and emotionally charged case. I will forever be indebted to her excellent counsel as well as her grace and patience in dealing with the emotional aspects which can arise in Special Guardianship proceedings.

    Maternal Grandmother

  • You have taken the matter on and have taken it personally to bring this home, a huge success. Therefore again a massive thank you.

    Mr M

  • You saying 'push back' was the first indication that we might be able to consider a far more reasonable contact agreement, and I can't thank you enough.

    Ms M

  • Claudie, I just wanted to say a massive thank you for all you've done. To say you were our fairy godmother wouldn't be too far wrong!

    Ms M

  • Thank you for all your help, and great early insight - we can really move forward with life now.

    Mrs J

  • Claudie was so dedicated to my case and the support she gave me was incredible. I always felt like I was in such safe, caring hands and the outcome was the right one – thanks to Claudie. Forever grateful.

    TV Producer