Claire is a preeminent lawyer specialising in the areas of crypto and DeFi law and their current and evolving regulation. She also focuses on investment funds (hedge funds and private equity funds), establishing and restructuring asset management firms as well as corporate and commercial transactions in the asset management sector. She has advised on funds established in Jersey, Guernsey, Cayman Islands, BVI, Luxembourg, Ireland and the UK. She also assists clients with their UK regulatory applications with the FCA and their ongoing compliance and remediation obligations and general UK financial services regulation
Claire is on the advisory board of a major crypto exchange the main board of a company specialising in digital works of art and NFTs.
She is a member of the Global Digital Finance working group on stablecoins. Claire has also acted as compliance officer, MLRO and director of an FCA regulated fund manager and is qualified under SIB to trade derivatives.
As an expert in crypto, Claire is a sought after speaker and has published multiple articles on the legal and regulatory issues surrounding cryptocurrencies and the crypto eco-system. Claire is named at the Top 10 influencer in London for hedge funds (2022), is included in the CityWealth Crypto Top 100 (2022) and in the Top 100 Most Influential People in Service Provision to the Investment Space (2023).
Claire has been shortlisted for Citywealth Woman of the Year 2023.