Claire Petts

Partner and head of UK healthcare team

Clyde & Co

Claire advises on a wide range of healthcare matters, including providing representation at inquests, representing clinicians before their regulatory body, medical device/product liability work and general advisory work. She has successfully defended many matters at trial, including several multimillion-pound claims. Claire has also been involved in a number of drug trial cases, including the high-profile case at Northwick Park Hospital.

Claire has a keen interest in the growing area of Disability Discrimination Act claims in the healthcare setting where she holds a 100% success rate of rebutting these claims. She contributes regularly to both internal and external publications, speaks at conferences and regularly trains medical practitioners on healthcare issues. Claire is ranked in both Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners.