Medical cannabis in sport – what athletes need to know
Claire was called to the Bar in 2013. She has extensive experience of investigating and presenting fitness to practise cases of all levels of complexity. Her current practice involves investigating cases relating to professional misconduct, lack of competence and ill-health on behalf of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
Prior to joining Kingsley Napley, Claire was on secondment to the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Here she gained experience of the full spectrum of fitness to practise hearings including applications for interim orders, interim order reviews, final hearings and substantive order reviews. Claire is adept at presenting paper-heavy cases involving complex policy documents and medical records. Claire is also used to presenting cases that have attracted media attention.
Claire has experience of sports law and is keen to accept instructions in anti-doping, selection and disciplinary cases. She completed a secondment at UK Anti-Doping, where she was involved in investigating and presenting hearings before the National Anti-Doping Panel. She is also a qualified disciplinary panel member for England Netball and is on the pro bono panel at Sports Resolutions.
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