Clare Benger


Dispute Resolution


Road Transport

Clare is a solicitor in our Dispute Resolution team, and works closely with our Regulatory team, particularly in the context of road transport and financial services matters.

Clare has experience of providing advice to clients across a wide range of commercial disputes, including:

  • Director and shareholder disputes;
  • Supplier disputes;
  • Business and property insurance disputes; and
  • Disputed debt recovery.

Specialist Capabilities

Road Transport

Clare is a named lawyer in the Legal 500 for her experience in road transport. Clare has significant expertise and considerable knowledge and experience in dealing with road transport-related claims and proceedings (including within the Courts and at Public Inquiry).

Clare advises on complex contentious regulatory issues in the transport and logistics sector, providing support and representation to our clients at Public Inquiries, as well as defending clients in criminal proceedings.

Clare says – “It’s not just about helping clients in the road transport sector over various regulatory hurdles, we also advise our clients on how to operate in a compliant way. This means that they can move forward with the right systems and processes in place that can add significant commercial value to their businesses.”

In delivering these services, Clare works closely with Richard Wadkin, an acknowledged nationally-renowned expert in the area of road transport law.

Financial Services

Clare also specialises in dealing with financial services disputes. For example, she has acted for a lender in High Court proceedings brought against it by a large group of borrowers for compensation due to allegations of unfairness in the lending process.

Clare has a wide understanding of the FCA Handbook and appreciates the pressures on lenders to act in a compliant manner. Clare is also aware of the complaints procedures open to consumers, and addressing or making complaints to the Financial Ombudsman Service.

Dispute Resolution - Meet the Team

Whatever the nature of your dispute, we can guide you through the options.

Richard Wadkin


Head of Dispute Resolution

Direct Line +44 (0)113 297 7728

Mark Lumley


Commercial & IT

Direct Line +44 (0)113 297 7727

Lyn Dario


Head of Environmental & Regulatory

Direct Line +44 (0)113 297 3779

Emma Digby


Dispute Resolution

Direct Line +44(0)113 831 3813

Sara Souyave


Dispute Resolution

Direct Line +44 (0)113 297 8944

Eleanor Stenson


Dispute Resolution

Direct Line +44 (0)113 297 8933