Clare is the head of our Family Law Department.
She graduated from Essex University in 1992 after a a previous career in intensive care nursing.
After graduation, she joined a local solicitors firm in Ipswich as a trainee solicitor. On completion of her training, she focused on litigation including civil litigation, criminal litigation, and matrimonial law.
Clare joined Kerseys in January 2000 specialising in matrimonial law.
She is a member of ‘Resolution’ and an accredited specialist, with a particular specialism in advanced financial provision.
Clare is also trained in the Collaborative Family Law process whose aim is to resolve family disputes without involvement of the court process.
Clare Thomas has been praised for ‘her excellent negotiation skills and her ability to keep cool and calm in stressful situations’. Legal 500, 2017
- All legal aspects of separation and divorce.
- Private Children Act matters.
Principal business areas
Clare’s particular interest is advising clients on financial settlements within divorce proceedings.
Clare provided an excellent service and understanding ear, often giving guidance on matters which diffused situations with my ex-partner. Both Clare and Fiona would attend to my needs at the drop of a hat. I could not ask for more. Peter.
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