Name: Clare Wiseman
Firm Name: Irwin Mitchell LLP
Jurisdiction: United Kingdom
Practice Area: Family Law

Telephone: +44 (0)20 7421 3966
Fax: 020 7242 5973
Email: Elizabeth.Hicks@IrwinMitchell.com

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Professional Biography:

Clare litigates at the very highest level. Such is her expertise Magic Circle Firms have sought Clare out to provide in house training on specialist matrimonial issues. She specialises in complex financial and children matters, particularly ultra-high net worth matters with business and/or international aspects.  Clare recently acted in the leading case of DB v PB which was the first time the English courts determined the effect of an international prorogation clause on a pre-nuptial agreement.

She is also a qualified collaborative lawyer and an experienced advocate.

Testimonials

“Friendly, engaging and always available” – Chambers & Partners, 2018

“She is always on top of the case, deals with clients well and is really impressive in the way she just gets on with things. She’s a pleasure to work with.” – Chambers & Partners 2017

Her “personal charm and work ethic permeates the whole department” – Legal 500, 2017

A “leading individual” in family law within the West Midlands area – Legal 500

What Inspired You To Get Into Law?

As a young child I was fascinated by courts, barristers and TV programmes about the law in general. After studying law at university I considered joining the police but soon realised working night shifts was not for me!

What Is The Most Rewarding Aspect Of Your Role?

I enjoy being able to support people through challenging times. As a lawyer you have many opportunities to showcase all sides of your personality from the tough negotiator through to the sympathetic friend and confidante.

What Do You Like About Working At Irwin Mitchell?

Irwin Mitchell enables me to offer a holistic service to all clients which is not just restricted to my subject area. The expertise within the firm also allows me to advise in greater detail on aspects of my cases involving businesses, trusts, complex property issues and so on.

What Do You Do Away From The Office?

I am a mother-of-three so understand the challenges of family life. I sit on the Board of Trustees of a local nursery and whenever possible, I try to find time to keep fit and enjoy time outdoors away from a desk. I enjoy travel and spending time at our little wooden chalet in the Austrian Alps.

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