Claire Porter

Call: 01244 305926
  • Chester
Meet Claire
Claire is a partner in the family law team and specialises in divorce and matrimonial finance and disputes relating to private law children matters. She has a particular aptitude for handling complex financial disputes arising from divorce involving companies, pensions, overseas assets, inherited wealth and trusts.
She has considerable expertise in children cases, frequently advising on child arrangements including shared care applications and relocation of children within the UK and overseas. She has extensive experience in cases involving serious allegations of harm, allegations of parental alienation and has worked alongside family psychologists and other experts to ensure that the children’s needs are put first.

Whilst Claire has extensive litigation experience in court, she will seek to achieve an out of court settlement if at all possible. She is strategic, results-focused and praised by her clients for her creative, practical, no-nonsense advice and guidance. Her clients describe her as empathetic, efficient and dedicated to securing the best possible outcome form them and their family.

Claire has a broad geographical practice with clients based in the North West and North East of England, the Midlands, Wales and London. She often represents people based overseas in the United States, UAE, Asia and Europe.

  • 2008
Areas of expertise
  • Divorce and separation
  • Financial settlements
  • Child arrangements
  • Civil partnerships
  • Cohabitation agreements
  • Pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements
What people say about me

‘I cannot recommend and thank Claire Porter highly enough. She is such an asset to SAS Daniels and her clients. She is extremely professional, efficient, reliable, suitably challenging, level headed and clear in her representation, advice and guidance. She balances this perfectly with her friendly, warm, caring and thoughtful approach. This is so important when dealing with such emotive issues during the most difficult days of your life, at your most vulnerable.  Claire is the most amazing support and source of strength’


“First class, professional legal expertise delivered in a carrying, sympathetic manner.  Claire Porter was an absolute star throughout a long, unpleasant, complex, international family law high court case.  Forever grateful to Claire and her team for their high standards”


“Claire Porter has been fantastic.  I really valued her supportive approach, honesty, straight and robust legal advice, responsiveness, reliability and care during a difficult time”


May I take this opportunity to thank you for your extremely professional, precise and efficient advice and support over the last number of months. You’ve been hugely dependable during a really unpleasant, turbulent and unexpected period in my life so, genuinely, thank you.’


‘I have complete satisfaction with the manner in which you handled the divorce of my daughter. The advice and guidance provided throughout this whole acrimonious affair by Claire Porter was first class, excellent! My sincere thanks to all of the team’


‘I cannot praise your support and professionalism highly enough. At the most upsetting and stressful time in my life you have been my strength to get me through my divorce. Every issue you discussed with me you delivered on. I built complete trust in you. I can’t tell you how much that meant to me. Both you in the family team and Sara who dealt with my house purchase are a credit to the company and I would certainly recommend you to others.’


‘I just wanted to thank you for your knowledge, experience and expertise during the round table meeting on Friday. For the largest part, it seemed that we were much too far apart to reach any form of agreement. To turn it around in the end and find an agreeable way forward appeared almost impossible. I’m very pleased with the outcome, so thank you once again.’

More about me

Claire is an accredited member of Resolution, an organisation of family lawyers who are committed to resolving family disputes in a constructive and non-confrontational way.


Claire regularly writes legal updates and guidance for various local and national publications.

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