Claire Nielsen solicitor Manly Northern Beaches Sydney

Claire Nielsen

Claire began her career in the law industry as a legal secretary in a Family Law practice of a large city firm. She commenced work with Shipton & Associates as a paralegal in 1999 and began studying law part-time in 2003.

Claire graduated with a Diploma in Law from the Legal Profession Admission Board in March 2008, winning the Thompson Legal prize for Family Law, and was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW and the High Court in July 2008. 

Since then Claire has practiced as a solicitor mainly in the areas of Family Law, Commercial law, Wills and Estates, Conveyancing, and Criminal Law.   Claire has obtained the Specialist Accreditation in Family Law.

Claire is keenly involved in equestrian activities as owner, trainer and competitor. She works in the Northern Beaches community as a riding teacher and has contributed on various committees.