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Claire Vale

Associate Solicitor - Contentious Probate, Personal Injury Claims


Claire's Teams

Agriculture, Personal Injury, Contentious Probate


Profile/Experience

Claire is an associate solicitor and is based at the firm's Shrewsbury office. She has experience in a wide range of civil litigation matters, including personal injury, but also developed a keen interest in contentious probate work.

Claire is one of the few solicitors in the Shropshire/West Midlands area to specialise in contentious probate. She acts not only for local clients, but also for individuals who are referred by solicitors further afield. Claire also occasionally acts on an agency basis for other firms of solicitors, for example, in their capacity as personal representatives/trustees. She is a member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists ("ACTAPS").

With regards personal injury, she has considerable experience of acting for claimants in connection with many types of injury claims, including road traffic accidents, accidents at work, food poisoning cases, and criminal injuries compensation claims. She has also acted for clients in relation to claims for compensation arising out of fatal accidents.

Claire's experience encompasses a variety of serious injuries, including brain injuries, spinal injuries and complex lower limb fractures.

Legal 500 Recommendation.

Claire is recommended in the 2019 edition of The Legal 500.

Client Testimonials

Excellent service in a clear and concise manner.

- Derwen College, Oswestry

Very quick at sorting our Wills. He was great to deal with, nice guy!

- Mr L Onions & Mrs E Onions, Craven Arms

Enthusiastic approach to handling cases.

- Tomlinson's Dairies Ltd, Wrexham

Ed Burrell was excellent in every aspect of his support in selling my business. He was friendly and pleasant to deal with yet very professional.

- Mr J Ostler, Hereford

Personal attention. Good advice.

- Mrs C Bhamra, Shrewsbury

Client Quotes

Ease of contact, understanding of business context. An excellent and pragmatic approach to a relatively complex business transfer.

- Mr D Coull, Shrewsbury

Patient, knowledgeable and extremely professional

- Ms Groucott, Telford

Friendly and understanding in an awkward situation.

- Mr R Jones, Ruthin

A very personal service with kind helpful start.

- Dr S Robertson, London

Going beyond the responsibility expected to ensure the satisfaction of the client.

- Mr Shaw, Hereford

Latest Case Study

19 Sep 2017

Seaman's Will Upheld

Claire Vale, as associate solicitor in the contentious probate department, acted on behalf of a claimant who successf...