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Claire Tait

Claire Tait


Contact Number: 020 3911 4252
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Claire lead’s the Employment Law and HR team at Hugh James, London.

Claire’s team consists of legal and HR experts in the areas of:

  • Corporate Employment Law support
  • Employment litigation
  • Business Immigration
  • Data Protection
  • HR/Inhouse HR projects
  • Cultural review and employment investigations

Claire’s team specialises in supporting organisations in the following sectors:

  • Transport
  • Construction and manufacturing
  • Media
  • Financial Services and Banking
  • Sport
  • Education

Claire provides specialist business partnering on all aspects of HR and Employment Law. She provides external complex employment investigations support for the private and public sector.

She provides a full outsourced HR/in house Counsel support service.

Claire specialises in workplace cultural reviews, and complex investigations relating to claims of sexual harassment, bullying and whistleblowing concerns.

Claire has a wealth of experience of unionised environments, EDI and wider cultural issues and dealing with Directors, Trustee Boards and Governing Bodies.

Claire was previously a HR Consultants prior to qualifying as a Solicitor. Claire has acted for trade unions and employers, and understands the importance of having technical and practical knowledge for employers and individuals.

Career History

  • Hugh James – Employment Partner – January 2024
  • Capital Law – Principal Associate / Senior Associate / Associate – April 2019 – December 2023
  • Slater and Gordon – Employment Solicitor – June 2016 – March 2019
  • Thompsons Solicitors – Employment Solicitor – 2008 – 2016


  • CIPD – Associate