Clare Peckett, Director & Solicitor

Clare is an experienced Family Law specialist and a director of Switalskis. She is based at our Head Office in Wakefield.

Tel: 01924 882000

Department:
Family Law

Address:
19 Cheapside, Wakefield, WF1 2SD

Email Address:
clare.peckett@switalskis.com

Profile

Clare is a highly-experienced Family Law specialist and as a director she oversees the growth and development of our Family Law team and services across all of our offices. Clare has particular expertise in dealing with complex financial matters resulting from a relationship breakdown or divorce. She is also experienced in child law matters, including residence and contact issues following divorce, and adoption.

Experience

Profile

Clare is a highly-experienced Family Law specialist and as a director she oversees the growth and development of our Family Law team and services across all of our offices. Clare has particular expertise in dealing with complex financial matters resulting from a relationship breakdown or divorce. She is also experienced in child law matters, including residence and contact issues following divorce, and adoption.

Experience

Clare qualified as a solicitor in 1993 and has specialised in Family Law ever since. She joined Switalskis in 2007 following our takeover of her previous employer’s Legal Aid Family Law practice. In 2012, Clare became a partner of the firm and is now a director.

More about Clare

We asked Clare:

Q: What do you do in your role at Switalskis?
A: I jointly head up the Family Law department with Bradford-based Family Solicitor Razia Jogi. As a Solicitor specialising in Family Law, I conduct  family cases, especially matters relating to people’s finances.

Q: What do you love about your job?
A: The variety of people with whom I come into contact.

Q: What can clients expect from you?
A: Pragmatic advice. A good service at a fair price.

Q: What is your specialist area of work?
A: All aspects of Family Law, especially financial matters on relationship breakdown.

Q: What drew you to your specialism?
A: I can do maths, which most lawyers can’t!

Q: What did you want to do when you were a child?
A: Olympic 1500 metres champion.

Q: Which of your achievements are you most proud of?
A: Running every step of the London Marathon when my running club said I would never finish it.

Q: Do you have any sporting interests? Which teams do you support?
A: Everything, especially athletics, cycling and rugby league. I even went to a European Cup Semi final on the first night of my honeymoon, not many women are that lucky!

Q: Are you active in any organisations outside of work?
A: Wakefield Civic Society and Rodillian Runners

To speak to Clare or any member of the Family Law team, contact us through the website or call us on 0800 138 0458