Claire Thompson

Year of Call 2014

General Profile

Claire is a member in Chambers' London branch. She read Law and French at undergraduate level at the University of Bristol, and spent a year in Bordeaux as part of her studies. Claire was called to the Bar in 2014 and accepts instructions in all areas for which chambers is renowned.


Areas of Emphasis


Insolvency - all aspects of both corporate and individual insolvency, including all stages of winding-up and bankruptcy, rescission and setting aside statutory demands.
Commercial chancery - all aspects of commercial litigation, applications, construction of contracts, sale of goods, partnership and guarantees.
General chancery and company - all aspects of company law, family provision, wills and trusts.
Property - all aspects including conveyancing, mortgages / charges, easements and restrictive covenants.
Landlord and tenant - residential and business, possession, secured and assured tenancies.

Career and Associations


CEDR accredited mediator: 2015
LLM in Legal Practice (Company Law), Cardiff University (Distinction): 2014-2015
Bar Professional Training Course (Outstanding): 2013 – 2014
LLB (Hons) First Class, Law and French, University of Bristol: 2008-2012
James Hunt Advocacy Prize (best performance at the pupil trial exercise), Gray’s Inn: 2016
Prince of Wales Scholar, Gray’s Inn: 2013