As National Practice Leader of Shine Lawyers’ medical law practice, Clare leads a national team of expert medical negligence lawyers, possessing over 75 collective years of practice. The team represents clients and their families who have suffered devastating and life-changing events.
Working closely with clients and families, Clare ensures they receive the financial and emotional support required, as well as the highest standard of care and rehabilitation.
To date, Clare and Shine’s medical law team have won landmark decisions in a number of jurisdictions, achieving unprecedented damages for deserving clients (see the story of Rex and Nancy). Clare has been acknowledged by the independent Doyle's Guide for her remarkable legal service in medical negligence law.
Clare has worked exclusively in plaintiff litigation since 2002. A UK national and legal practitioner, Clare relocated to Australia in 2008. She was admitted to practice in Australia in 2010 and now works with Shine Lawyers’ Robina branch.
Delayed or misdiagnosis of serious spinal conditions resulting in paralysis, and
Misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis of strokes or infections of the brain such as meningitis involving serious brain injury.
Clare understands that taking the first step in a legal claim is often the most difficult part. Clare, and Shine’s medical law team, work to understand each person’s particular needs to uncover the true impact the event has had on their lives. By doing so, they ensure that the best possible outcomes are achieved for their clients.