Claire Southway

Senior Associate Solicitor and Head of Business Development - Dispute Resolution

Claire joined Farnfields Dispute Resolution Department in 2021, dealing primarily with property and commercial disputes as a Senior Associate Solicitor. Claire is a member of the Law Society and an executive member of Dorchester Chamber for Business. Claire has wide-ranging experience having qualified as a solicitor in 2009 at a top 20 international law firm in London and heading up their litigation team.

Claire specialises in:

  • General dispute resolution
  • Commercial property litigation
  • Financial services litigation
  • Professional negligence claims
  • Disputes relating to co-ownership of property
  • Adverse possession claims
  • Boundary and rights of way disputes
  • Company partnership disputes
  • Enfranchisement claims
  • Lease extensions and finally
  • Landlord and tenant disputes

In her spare time, Claire enjoys golf, hiking, travel and theatre. Claire is a keen advocate of conservation work; assisting with beach cleans and litter picking events with her daughter, and has close links with a turtle conservation project in Costa Rica.

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