Clare James

Clare James

Trainee solicitor

Clare joined the Child Care Department in January 2016, firstly as a legal secretary, progressing to a Paralegal in December 2017.

Clare has a Law degree and has undertaken the LPC. Clare is working towards becoming a qualified solicitor and hopes to be able to achieve this goal within the next few years.

Clare has over 5 years’ experience working in Care, supporting and advising clients with queries and questions and advising clients as to the Care Proceedings process.

Clare has experience in attending Public Law Outline (PLO) meetings and representing clients at these meetings. Clare works alongside the solicitors in the Department and assists with the Care Proceedings.

Clare also has extensive knowledge and experience dealing with the Legal Aid Agency, Public Funding Certificates and Legal Aid Billing.


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