Clare Murray is the founder and Managing Partner of CM Murray LLP, specialising in partnership and employment law.

Clare acts for US and UK professional services firms (particularly in the legal sector), and for equity partners in professional services and investment management firms.

She has particular expertise in the strategic handling of partner conduct and performance issues, partner exits, team moves and restrictive covenants, as well as partner discrimination and whistleblowing complaints and litigation.

Clare has advised on many sexual harassment matters in law and accounting firms, and in multi-national organisations, and has extensive experience of representing complainants, firms and employers, and those accused of alleged harassment. In March 2018, Clare was appointed as the specialist adviser to the House of Commons Women & Equalities Committee in respect of its Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Inquiry.

Clare played a leading role in the creation of the Professional Practices Alliance. Clare is also regarded as a market leader in providing strategic advice to senior executives, founders, US and multi-national companies with UK operations, and US and UK law firms on their employment law issues.

Many of the employment law matters in which Clare is involved are cross-border. Clare was instrumental in setting up global employment law alliance, Innangard.

Clare was admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales in November 1993.

Clare has been ranked by Spear’s Magazine as ‘Top Recommended’ in the Spear’s 2023 Employment Lawyers Index.