Winner of the ‘Professional Negligence Junior of the Year’ (2019) award and shortlisted for the ‘Insurance Junior of the Year’ (2020) award by Chambers & Partners UK.
Clare Dixon practises in professional liability, insurance, disciplinary and commercial litigation. She believes in taking a tough but commercial approach to litigation and relishes advocacy in all its forms.
She is recommended as a Leading Junior in the legal directories for Professional Negligence and Insurance:
“She is great on her feet and equally so on paper: an all-round star. Surely a silk to be. Clients and the court love her, and so do her solicitors.” “Firm in her view, all over the detail and one of my top three seniors. She is superb both on her feet and on paper, and delivers superb results.” (Legal 500, 2021)
“A go-to senior barrister who is more than capable of dealing with heavyweight cases.” “She’s completely on top of the technical legal arguments in cases.” “She has excellent cross-examination skills and is very detailed and thorough with her writing. A great courtroom performer.” “She is absolutely steeped in professional negligence law.” (Chambers & Partners, 2021)
“An outstanding barrister – smart, prompt, thorough and very quick on her feet.” “She inspires confidence by the bucketload!” (Who’s Who Legal, 2020)
“A formidable opponent because of her robust style in written and oral advocacy and in negotiations.” (Legal 500, 2020)
“She is extremely good.” (Chambers & Partners, 2020)
“She is firm, incisive and has the ear of the court.” (Legal 500, 2020)
“A formidable junior who is relentlessly good at what she does.” “She comes up with an innovative approach to get a fantastic result, and is very user-friendly.” “She is very good at making herself available, is very responsive and understands the pressures that solicitors might be under.” (Chambers & Partners, 2020)
“She has good judgement and is technically excellent. A true team player.” “The quality of her written work is very high and she is a delight to deal with.” “Very bright and client-friendly.” “She is very down-to-earth, a great communicator, and inspires confidence in the client.” “She provides a first-class service – thoroughly recommended.” (Chambers & Partners, 2019)
“She mixes great commercial acumen with an excellent grasp of black letter law.” “Responsive, bright and provides excellent advice.” (Legal 500, 2019)
“Technically outstanding“, “very impressive on her feet” and “an excellent strategist“ (Who’s Who Legal, 2019)
“Reliable, thorough and good from the start of a claim through to trial. She is down to earth and straightforward, as well as clever and commercial. One of the best professional negligence juniors. Extremely trustworthy and superfast” (Chambers & Partners, 2018)
“A brilliant advocate” (Who’s Who Legal, 2018)
“Hardworking, timely in her responses and strong in her analysis” and “She provides robust and commercial advice, and is very tenacious” (Legal 500, 2017)
“She’s extremely intelligent, and gives her advice in a very understandable way” and “She is fantastic to work with and quickly grasps the detail in large cases” (Chambers & Partners, 2017)
She “provides probably the best-drafted written advice of any junior at the Bar” and “is admired by sources who value her “high intellect”” (Who’s Who Legal, 2017)
“A no-nonsense terrier in court, who willtenaciously fight your corner” and “Calm and collected, hardworking, and a safe pair of hands” (Legal 500, 2016)
“An impressive junior with over a decade of experience in commercial litigation and professional negligence. She takes on work that involves a range of professionals including solicitors, surveyors and insurance brokers”. She is “A markedly insightful, meticulous and accomplished professional negligence advocate. She is approachable, driven and pragmatic – definitely someone to have on your team”. “She quickly grasps the important issues and provides advice which always considers the client’s commercial considerations”. (Chambers & Partners, 2016)
Clare supports FreeBar, a forum focused on LGBT+ people and their allies working at and for the Bar.