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Claire is experienced in all aspects of employment law, including unfair, wrongful and constructive dismissal claims, redundancies, TUPE, terms of employment and settlement agreements.

She has more than 30 years’ experience in acting for both employers and employees advising on contracts, settlement agreements, redundancies, sickness absence, misconduct and performance dismissals. She has particular expertise in providing corporate support work, advising on the employee aspects of acquisitions, disposals and company reorganisations.

About Claire

Claire qualified as a solicitor in 1985. She worked for many years in London before joining  Cartmells in 2009. She was a made a director in 2012.

Claire has a Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management and Development and is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and Development.  She is also former President of the Carlisle and District Law Society.

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"I approached this company for employment law advice and couldn't have been happier with the service. Claire was fantastic and went above and beyond her role to help me. She really cared about the impact this case had on me. She added a human touch when, quite often, engaging with legal services can be daunting and a little dehumanising. I can't express how grateful I am for the advice and support I received. Many thanks."


"Helpful, professional service with Claire going above and beyond to achieve a good outcome, including dealing directly with my ex-employer.  Thank you very much Claire!"


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Staffing manager unfairly dismissed for ‘pointing out problems’

October 7th 2019

By Claire Davies Director A logistics manager at a transport company was unfairly dismissed after he raised concerns about the lawfulness of the company’s staffing rotas and was then made redundant. That was the ruling of the Employment Tribunal in a case involving Mr R Mott who began working for…

Worker was discriminated against due to his ‘perceived religion’

November 18th 2019

A Royal Mail worker was a victim of racial discrimination even though the comments made towards him were not specifically about his own religion. That was the ruling of the Employment Tribunal at a recent hearing involving Mr Shunmugaraja, who was a manager at the Royal Mail Cardiff depot. He…

Mulberry wins confidentiality agreement dispute with employee

December 2nd 2019

 The fashion house Mulberry has successfully defended a discrimination claim from a former employee who was dismissed after refusing to sign a confidentiality agreement. The case involved designer Anna Gray, who had access to some of Mulberry’s designs ahead of their launch to market. She was dismissed after she refused…

Ryanair discriminated against flight attendant over brain tumour

December 16th 2019

The Employment Tribunal has ruled that the airline Ryanair discriminated against a flight attendant when she returned to work after being diagnosed with a brain tumour. Margita Dworak had worked for Ryanair from 2004-2018 and was a senior flight attendant at the time she resigned. In 2015, she began to…

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