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Hodge Jones & Allen Solicitors, Claire Kitchen, London, ENGLAND

Claire Kitchen

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Claire is a partner in the dispute resolution team at HJA.

As well as experience in both commercial and civil litigation, Claire specialises in multi jurisdictional high value dispute resolution, and has considerable experience of defending and pursuing cases involving fraud and dishonesty. She has experience of responding to and procuring Worldwide Freezing Orders, and other injunctory relief.

Many of Claire’s cases have an international element. She has successfully pursued cases in Canada, Australia, the Middle East, the Russian Federation and EU Member states.

Reported cases

Yedina v Yedin & Anor [2017] EWHC 3319 (Ch)
Ames & Anor v Davies & Ors [2016] EWHC 235 (QB)
Golding -v- HMRC and Milton [2012]
Customs and Excise Commissioners v S [2004] EWCA Crim 2374
Vellacott v Convergence Group plc & Ors [2007] EWHC 1774 CH


Claire trained in South Yorkshire, before moving to Ashton Morton Slack in Sheffield, and later Brooke North in Leeds. She moved to London in 2014, and was a senior associate at Fletcher Day before moving to HJA.


Fraud Lawyers Association


Legal Practice Course, University of Sheffield, 1998-1999; Masters in International, Commercial and European Law, University of Sheffield 1997 – 1998; Batchelor of Laws, University of Teesside 1993 -1996

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