Clare Hughes-Williams - DAC Beachcroft

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Clare Hughes-Williams



Clare Hughes-Williams is a partner in the Professional Risk Team in Newport.  She specialises in defending claims against professionals and advises insurers on a range of issues. 

Her particular specialism is in acting for solicitors and their insurers.

Clare is also known for her expertise in regulatory matters, and has acted for a number of top 100 firms in relation to regulatory investigations and prosecutions. 

Clare and her team also regularly advise insurers in relation to coverage and policy response, particularly in respect of solicitors' policies. 


"Clare Hughes-Williams is "one of the leading practitioners in this field" according to sources. Peers "rate her very highly" and add that she is "a very safe pair of hands and knows when to fight and when cases should be settled"." Chambers and Partners UK 2014 Edition, Professional Negligence, Wales.

"Clients also say that she is "very approachable but also very conscientious about keeping [them] happy"." Chambers and Partners UK 2015 Edition, Professional Negligence, Wales



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