Claire graduated in 1993, attended the Legal Practice Course in Cardiff University in 1993/1994 and was admitted as a solicitor in 1996. She worked as a trainee and solicitor in Edwards Geldard solicitors, becoming an associate in 1999. She specialised in corporate work including company and business sales and purchases, banking, corporate finance and joint ventures. Claire joined the Law School in January 2003. She is a member of the team responsible for the Equity & Trusts course on the GDL and the Business Law & Practice course on the LPC. She is the course leader for the Company elective on the BPTC.