Claire is a Senior Associate in Druces LLP’s Corporate and Commercial team. Claire read History at the University of Southampton and joined Druces LLP as a Trainee Solicitor in October 2011, qualifying in October 2013.
She deals with a broad range of corporate and commercial matters, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate re-organisations as well as advising on a range of property and acquisition finance transactions. She specialises in mergers and acquisitions in regulated industries and has particular expertise in the healthcare sector. Claire is also experienced in dealing with Sharia’a compliant transactions.
She lives in Surrey and enjoys travelling, reading and watching the Harlequins play at the Stoop.
“I have found Claire Rigby to be very personable and approachable. She delivers advice on complex points to clients in an understandable and practical way and delivers impressive quality work to often tight timescales. Her clients are give a sense of being a priority and transactions are moved along promptly.”
What clients say about Claire
- “[Claire was…]of the highest caliber in terms of negotiating, drafting and advising, and had a refreshingly practical approach…[she was] extremely pleasant to work with and given the intensity, that cannot be underscored as far as importance.”
- “Claire Rigby is authoritative and informed but highly personable and enjoyable to work with. She understands the value of a close knit deal team across all advisors and works hard to deliver that”
- “Claire Rigby drove the deal from a legal perspective and was very collaborative with other sell-side advisers. Communicated on a regular basis which made for a well-run sales process, with both financial and legal advisers working in harmony”
- “It is a pleasure to work with Claire Rigby on transactions – she is professional, responsive and always puts the client’s needs first. She and her team work proactively and collaboratively with the client’s wider advisor team to secure the right result on a timely basis for the client”