Mary-Claire joined Clan childlaw as a Partner in April 2020. She has been recognised by the Law Society of Scotland as an accredited specialist in Housing and Residential Tenancy law. She sits as a legal chair in the First-tier Tribunal (Housing and Property) Chamber. Mary-Claire studied law at the University of Edinburgh before qualifying as a solicitor. She has extensive experience as a social welfare and housing lawyer. Prior to joining Clan, Mary-Claire worked as a solicitor at Shelter and latterly the Civil Legal Assistance Office.