Clare heads up the Residential Conveyancing Team. She has a law degree from Bournemouth University and holds a Post Graduate Diploma from the Nottingham Law School. Clare joined Farnfields in 2004, after training and qualifying in Exeter in 2002. Clare became a Partner in 2010 and has 18 years of experience as a residential property lawyer dealing with all the property matters detailed below.
Clare provides leadership and strategic direction for the growing property department across all offices. Clare acts for individuals, couples, families, high net worth individuals and country landowners, and provides a client-focused service, delivered clearly and in plain English. She enjoys the challenges of identifying the issues and finding legal and pragmatic solutions to meet the client’s goals, and within timescale expected.
Clare specialises in:
• Residential Sales
• Residential Purchase
• Residential Mortgages
• Leaseholds and freeholds
• New Builds
• Help To Buy
• Equity Release Mortgages
• First Registrations
• Transfers of Equity
• Quirky and rural property law matters
Clare has the overall responsibility of the Residential Property Department. Fiona Thomas, the Managing Partner, has overall responsibility for the work of the firm, including Residential Property.
Away from work Clare enjoys travelling, walking, reading, spending time with her two children, friends and family, and plays in a brass band.
I have worked with Clare at Farnfields for many years on various topics. I have always received a personal and highly professional service, such that I am confident my personal matters are in good hands.