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Claire Hamilton-Russell

Claire has practised as a family lawyer for over 30 years and brings a wealth of experience to her clients.  Having trained at City law firm Travers Smith she moved to Farrer & Co where she became a Partner in 1998.  She went on to head up the family team at Penningtons (latterly Thomas Eggar) from 2004 before starting CH-R Family Solicitors with Daisy Hutchinson in 2013.

Claire has represented many clients through their marriage breakdowns.  She specialises in acting for high net worth clients often with an international dimension or complex assets.  She tries where possible to find a pragmatic and family focussed solution from the outset.  Claire is highly regarded by other family lawyers and respected for her firm but fair negotiating style.  When court proceedings become necessary Claire will go the extra mile for clients.

Claire is a member of Resolution and committed to mediation and alternative dispute resolution wherever appropriate.

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Thank you for collaborative approach on this matter and I look forward to working with you again soon.

Ms G – solicitor

I’d like to say how grateful I am for all the attention, wisdom and 100% commitment you showed in helping me to get through my divorce

After having previous experience with other professions it’s even clearer to me just how fantastic you are and how you’ve really gone the extra mile.

Thank you for all your professional advice, positive and rallying approach when at many times I was at a low point and bringing a sense of calm and reason to many situations with all the twists and turns over the last 18 months.

Mr B

The support and help that you have given me has been invaluable, and I couldn't have done it without you. It has been a pretty horrible year, but it was the best decision that I've ever made, and I am so looking forward to my new life ahead.