Claire took up her role as TSol Director General in April 2014. TSol became the Government Legal Department on 1 April 2015.
Her previous roles include:
- Director, Department for Education Advisory Division at the Treasury Solicitor’s Department, 2007 to 2014
- Head of Property and Indirect Taxes Group at Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, 2006 to 2007
- Deputy Director at the Department for Constitutional Affairs, Legal Group, 2001 to 2006
Director General, Legal Services Directorate B
Legal Services Directorate B comprises:
- the advisory divisions for DWP, DH, DfE, DFT [and MoD] and the expert Commercial Law Group
Claire has cross-cutting responsibility for people issues, including chairing the People Committee. She is also Diversity Champion.
collective leadership of the department along with the Treasury Solicitor and the other Board members
line management support for directors
leadership on cross-cutting issues
Previous roles in government
- 2009 to 2014