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|Year of Call (& Silk)||1988|
|Areas of practice||Housing
|Summary|| Clare’s practice deals with housing and social welfare cases, local government, landlord and tenant (residential and commercial) and public law.
She advises and appears for public and private sector clients, including local authorities, statutory and voluntary agencies, housing associations, leaseholders and tenants.
|Areas of practice detail|
|Housing||Clare specialises in all aspects of housing law. Her practice deals with a wide range of housing and social welfare cases with a particular focus on homelessness, allocation and housing policy issues.|
|Local Government|| Clare has advised and represented local authorities, statutory and voluntary agencies and individuals in public and private law proceedings on a wide range of subjects, including contractual disputes, local government finance, procurement process and decisions, standards of conduct, disciplinary and regulatory matters, grant related issues and general powers and legality.
From 1994 until 2002 Clare was instructed on behalf of various members of Westminster City Council in their dispute with the Appointed Auditor over gerrymandering allegations, obtaining a full "acquittal" for the vice-chairman of the Housing Committee at the 4 month long "Homes for Votes" public inquiry. She went on to represent both the former leader and deputy leader of the City Council up to the House of Lords and in their subsequent applications to the ECHR.
|Other||Seminars and training for, inter alia, professional bodies, individual local authorities and solicitors|
February 25, 2013
speakers & seminars
February 20, 2013
May 10, 2013