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Claire Massie

Partner - Head of Client Relationships, Financial Services

About Claire

Claire is Head of Client Relationships for Pinsent Masons’ Financial Services Sector and heads the Restructuring and Insolvency team in Scotland.  Claire is experienced in all aspects of turnaround, restructuring and insolvency law.  She acts for banks, insolvency practitioners, under performing companies, directors and creditors.  Claire's recent experience includes advising corporates and banks on restructuring and recovery strategies in the real estate, leisure, retail, energy and care home sectors. She also regularly provides advice to creditors of insolvent companies and directors in distressed business situations. 

Claire is commercial, pragmatic and client friendly.  She is the only lawyer to sit on ICAS's Technical Committee and is a regular speaker at insolvency and restructuring conferences. She has strong sector experience and deep client relationships both through work and a series of strategic business secondments.  She is credited with delivering results for her clients.  

Claire is recommended in both Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners (where she is a Band 1 Ranked Lawyer).  Claire has been described in the Legal Directories as “very approachable, adaptable and driven”.


LLB Hons - Glasgow University

Diploma - Edinburgh University