Claire van der List

Senior Associate

Claire is a foreign qualified lawyer (Australian) specialising in civil and commercial litigation.

Claire has particular experience in commercial disputes including contractual disputes, company law disputes and civil fraud claims, in addition to having acted in trust disputes and in defence of professional indemnity claims.

Prior to joining Gresham Legal in 2023, Claire most recently worked at Cooper Grace Ward, a leading Australian firm.

Claire’s representative experience includes:

  • Currently acting in an unfair prejudice petition involving ownership rights in a Swiss private client advisory business, which overlaps with related high court proceedings and multiple foreign proceedings.

  • Acting for claimants in matters arising out of allegations of fraud, including pursuing recovery actions against third parties.

  • Acting for an executor in the successful defence of claims brought concerning the beneficial ownership of a significant property portfolio.

  • Acting in defence of claims seeking compensation from an employer of persons accused of bribery and corruption charges.

  • Acting for both plaintiffs and defendants in contractual disputes, including those involving interim freezing and preservation orders.

  • Conduct of numerous consumer law claims concerning suitability and fitness for purpose of goods and services.

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