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Claire Dyer

Claire Dyer

Partner, Family Law

+44 (0)118 951 6859

  • Divorce and separation
  • Financial remedy
  • Children disputes
  • Cohabitation
  • Injunctive applications
  • Enforcement
  • Nuptial agreements
  • College of Law (London), LPC
  • Brunel University, LLB (Hons)
  • Trained collaborative lawyer, Resolution
  • Trained mediator, Resolution
  • Member, Family Mediation Council 
  • Member, Thames Valley Family Lawyers Association
  • Member, Regional Law Society Committee 
  • Member, Thames Valley Collaborative Lawyers POD
  • Legal representative, Berkshire Record Office Standing Conference on Archives
  • Claire Dyer has a wealth of experience in all elements of divorce and separation matters. One client says: "I thought she was excellent. She understood my position, and was very good with her response times." Chambers UK Guide

    “Claire Dyer’s ‘knowledge of family law and empathy make her a great divorce solicitor’.” The Legal 500

    Claire is ranked as a 'star associate'. "Skilled associate Claire Dyer handles a wide range of issues relating to children and finances. She is praised for being 'supportive all the way through the process - she is very straightforward, understanding and sympathetic.'" 
    Chambers UK Guide

    "Claire Dyer shows care and compassion while carrying out her role to the highest level."
    The Legal 500

    "I find myself thanking you for the unparalleled level of professional service/advice/help/reassurance (the list could go on to include agony aunt!) that you have offered me. Sometimes I wonder how I would have got through this ordeal without your support. Thank you so much."

    “I just wanted to thank you dearly for the help you kindly gave me. I sing your praises to everyone and recommend you on Facebook communities locally for all sorts and shall continue to do so. Your kindness gave me strength and your advice served me well.” 
     

    "I was particularly pleased with Claire Dyer. Very good at all aspects of her job."

    “Knowing you were there on my side made such a difference. You have been brilliant throughout the process and have always given me clear and concise advice.” 

    “I am very pleased with the service I received from Claire and Zoe. I could not have asked for more.” 

    “I found Claire Dyer sympathetic and friendly but very professional. I would definitely recommend her.” 

    “Thank you for all your help and support over a protracted period. I'm very happy to be the other side now but grateful for your friendly, sympathetic but highly professional approach to my case.” 

    “Thank you for your support during the hardest time of my life. You have been most helpful with an outstanding support to me.”

    “Very helpful & excellent service.”

    “Blandy & Blandy managed my divorce and child custody arrangements/battle in 2016 and 2017. This involved going to Court several times over a year. The support from them was brilliant throughout and I would recommend them all in a heartbeat. In particular, Zoe Rose, Claire Dyer and Shashi Sachdeva were simply amazing.”
     
    “The team were always professional, transparent, prompt, pro-active, supportive and compassionate throughout a very difficult and challenging process. I would happily approach them again in the future for their support. If you are considering support for a divorce or a legal battle, then this is the firm you want on your side. Even the magistrates were impressed by their work.”

    “I have no hesitation in recommending you specifically and your practice.”

"The ‘outstanding’ Claire Dyer attracts praise for her ‘commitment to achieving a successful resolution and effective handling of matters’.” The Legal 500

Claire Dyer is a partner in our Family law team, which spans our our Reading, Henley-on-Thames and London offices.

Claire is experienced in all aspects of divorce and separation, financial remedy and disputes in relation to children. She advises both married and unmarried individuals, at all stages of their relationship. She has worked on complex cases involving trusts, international elements, third party interveners and appeals. In addition, Claire is experienced with emergency applications and injunction work.

Claire also practices as a collaborative lawyer and mediator, having completed her training with Resolution (read 'Why choose a Resolution member?'), a body which aims to resolve family law matters through a constructive approach. She is recommended in both Chambers UK Guide and The Legal 500, with clients describing her as "excellent", "understanding" and "responsive".

After completing her legal training in London, Claire joined Blandy & Blandy LLP in 2006 upon qualification. She initially worked as a solicitor alongside partner Andrew Don, before moving into an independent role. She became an associate solicitor in 2011 and a partner in 2015.