Clare Chappell

Senior Solicitor


Clare has over 20 years’ experience in employment law, advising both employees and employers on a wide range of employment law matters. Before joining didlaw, she worked for several well-regarded firms in the City, Surrey and South West London. Clare is a member of the Employment Lawyers Association.

Clare’s expertise ranges from recruitment to termination and beyond. She has a particular interest in pregnancy and maternity discrimination, and is regularly instructed by employees being treated unfairly whilst pregnant or on maternity leave. Her comprehensive experience includes drafting and negotiating contracts of employment and staff handbooks; advising on disciplinary procedures, grievances, performance and absence management procedures; redundancy; negotiating severance terms and settlement agreements; restrictive covenants and confidentiality issues; TUPE; and dealing with Employment Tribunal claims.

Clare is solutions focused, empathetic and pragmatic, with a calm and straightforward approach. She is always keen to find a satisfactory resolution that supports the client to draw a line under events and move forward.

Away from work, Clare enjoys spending time with her husband and two young children, exercising, reading, cinema, and socialising with friends.

what our clients say

Clare has been providing our Company with employment law advice for many years during which time she has earned our upmost trust and confidence. Clare is at all times the consummate professional whose extensive knowledge, expertise and unwavering attention to detail has helped us to navigate through employment issues that have often been very complex and sensitive in nature. Clare always remains solutions focused regardless of how challenging the issues.

Clare’s calm, practical and robust approach, combined with an ability to explain employment legislation in layman terms, ensures that you are in a very capable and safe pair of hands.

We would have no hesitation in highly recommending Clare.

Thanks so much for helping. You quickly put my mind at rest. Very much appreciated and stopped me from worrying.

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