Claire Cooper

Claire Cooper

Partner, Solicitor
Commercial Property

Tel: 01216982200
Office: Birmingham

About Claire Cooper

Claire has over 17 years of experience working in private practice.

Claire covers a broad range of commercial property transactions including sale and purchase of commercial, mixed use property and HMO’s, commercial leases/landlord and tenant, commercial/mixed use/residential developments including acquisition, option agreements and promotion agreements.

She also assists clients in obtaining finance for acquisitions, developments, working capital and restructuring. Claire also has a background in insolvency and restructuring working with insolvency practitioners and LPA Receivers.

Claire works with a broad range of clients delivering a commercial and pragmatic approach providing clients with solutions and not obstacles wherever possible.

Sectors worked with include retail, industrial & manufacturing, developers, care & health sector, restaurant and hospitality sector and caravan parks.

Types of Law used

Land Law, Conveyancing, Landlord and Tenant, Finance

What the Directories say

Previously described in Chambers and Partners a “thorough and methodical”.

Career History

  • 2022 - Partner, Sydney Mitchell LLP
  • 2021 - Senior Associate, Sydney Mitchell LLP
  • 2017 – 2021 – Senior Associate/Director, Talbots Law Limited
  • 2015 – 2017 – Senior Associate, Thursfields Legal Limited
  • 2004 – 2015 – Solicitor/Associate, The Wilkes Partnership LLP
  • 2003 – 2004 – Solicitor, Thursfields Solicitors
  • 2001 – 2003 – Trainee Solicitor, Thursfields Solicitors

Conferences and Seminars

Claire has delivered seminars to clients, contacts and referrers on a regular basis and at the Black Country Business Festival.


Wolverhampton University - LLB (Hons), De Montford University – Legal Practice Course

Interests and Hobbies

In her spare time Claire enjoys time at the coast, boating, walking and socialising with friends and family.

UK Top Tier Firm 2022 Lexcel Practice Management Standard Birmingham Law Firm of the Year for 2021 Resolution Collaborative Family Lawyer
The Law Society Accredited in Family Law Conveyancing Quality Scheme