Claire McCool

Senior Solicitor

DDI 09 950 5982

Location Albany Office
Expertise Dispute Resolution Property Personal Matters Business & Corporate Family Matters Litigation Maritime Law Employment Immigration Estate Administration
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Claire graduated with a BCom from Otago University and a LLB (First Class Honours) from Waikato University in 2012.  While completing her law degree, Claire was inducted as a member of Golden Key International Honours Society, for being in the top 15 per cent of students across all fields of study.

Claire joined McVeagh Fleming in 2016.  Prior to McVeagh Fleming, Claire was a criminal prosecutor at Meredith Connell, Office of the Crown Solicitor of Auckland.  Claire represents clients on a wide range of litigation and dispute resolution matters.  In addition, Claire has a particular focus on providing advice on all aspects of employment law including representing clients at mediation.

Claire is cognisant of the cost of litigation and with this in mind, takes a pragmatic approach to providing advice.  She is personable to deal with and genuinely cares about achieving the best results for her clients.

Outside Interests

In her spare time, Claire enjoys the outdoors and is a sports enthusiast.  Claire has represented Waikato/Bay of Plenty and competed nationally in four sporting codes.  She now spends equal time training and recovering from injuries from said training.  Claire is a devoted supporter of the Chiefs, All Blacks, Warriors, Black Caps and the Breakers and enjoys travelling the length of New Zealand to support them.


Examples of Transactions



BCom, Otago University

LLB (First Class Hons), Waikato University 2012


Main Practice Areas

Litigation and Disputes Resolution






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