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Claire Clayton-Stead


Claire Clayton-Stead has a broad range of experience in banking and financial services litigation and dispute resolution, including alternative dispute resolution.

Claire’s practice is focused on claims brought by and against the large retail and commercial banks in the UK market, with particular interest and experience in complex, high value and high profile fraud and financial crime and mis-selling claims. Her other experience includes actions for possession, and guarantee, harassment and Consumer Credit Act claims. Claire also advises in relation to regulatory and compliance matters, including COBS, DISP, FOS submissions, the Payment Services Regulations and the application of the unfair terms regime to financial institutions’ terms and conditions.

Areas of FocusFinancial Services
Professional QualificationsSolicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales
  • English
  • French
  • University of Oxford, Pembroke College, Modern Foreign Languages, MA (Oxon) (2:1), 2006



(Work, Leeds)