Clare Marshland

Contact details

07796 326803

023 9228 2731

Formerly from the Commercial Litigation team, Clare now specialises in professional liability and is a member of the Risk and Compliance team.

Main areas of practice

Clare’s main area of practice is the area of professional negligence and complaints.

Significant experience

Key cases include:

  • Biggs v Sotnicks [2002] EWCA Civ 272 limitation, concealment of fraud, S.32(1) Limitation Act
  • Masterman-Lister v Brutton & Co. [2003] 3 All ER 162 the test for mental capacity
  • UCB Bank v Hepherd Winstanley & Pugh [1999] EWCA Civ 2029 terms and limits of solicitors’ retainer
  • Tee-Hillman v Heppenstalls [2001] EWCA Civ 1947 professional negligence
  • Tee-Hillman v Heppenstalls [2004] All ER (D) 439 (Mar) assessment of costs, relevance of estimates

Other expertise

Competition law: her experience includes commercial disputes and competition law investigations.


Clare joined the firm in 1991. Formerly in the commercial litigation team, Clare specialises in professional liability (including negligence and complaints) and joined the Risk and Compliance team in 2006.

In 2005 she was awarded a Diploma in European Competition Law with merit. She speaks German and holds a Diploma in Translation from the Chartered Institute of Linguists.

Contact details

07796 326803

023 9228 2731

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