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66 LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS, LONDON, WC2A 3LH, ENGLAND
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Work 020 3375 7000
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Fax 020 3375 7001
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32 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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Farrer & Co, Claire Gordon, London, ENGLAND

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Claire Gordon

Tel:
Work 020 3375 7000
Email:
Farrer & Co

Work Department

Family.

Position

Claire enjoys a diverse client base and an extensive caseload involving all aspects of family law for high net worth individuals, covering divorce, financial settlements, private law children matters, enforcement, civil partnership matters and unmarried couples. She also has considerable experience of drafting and advising upon pre and post-nuptial agreements. Her cases regularly include very complex financial, business and international matters, often involving offshore assets and trusts. Claire is a collaborative lawyer and a mediator and regards both practices as valuable alternative means of settling disputes.

Career

Claire joined Farrer & Co as a trainee in 1998; qualified as a solicitor in 2000 and was made a partner in 2007.

Member

International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (IAML); Resolution (the former Solicitors' Family Law Association); Law Society; collaborative lawyer and founding member of Citipod Collaborative Family Law Group.

Education

Worcester College, Oxford (MA); College of Law, Guildford.


London: Private client

Family

Within: Family

Farrer & Co has a ‘well-established and extraordinarily talented team that offers a high-class service in both family finance and children work’. Its practitioners receive a lot of praise. Simon Bruce  has a ‘genuinely global reputation with effortless charm, vast experience and acute understanding of what the client wants and expects’. The ‘very knowledgeable and dedicatedWilliam Massey  is also recommended, as is Mark Fenton for financial remedy work; 'he gives sensible advice and can pull out all the stops if needs be’. The ‘immensely able’ Caroline Holley  has a ‘very incisive mind’ and Eliza Hebditch  has a ‘dedication and commitment to her clients’ cases that is simply extraordinary’. The ‘phenomenally impressiveClaire Gordon has a ‘really analytical mind that is combined with exceptional client focus’. Other key figures include Richard Parry, who specialises in family law and contentious trust matters, Jeremy Posnansky, the ‘bright and thoroughSarah Hutchinson and 'fast-thinkingNicholas Bennett. The department is recommended for high-value, complex and international cases involving substantial assets.

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