Research topic: HR and the Law: a Comparative Analysis of HR's Role in Implementation of and Compliance with Workplace Laws in the UK and Australia.

Research interests: Human Resources and the Law

Supervisors: Dr Linda Perriton and Dr Jane Suter


Clare commenced her PhD in October 2014, funded by an Economic and Social Research Council scholarship. She completed a Masters in HRM (with distinction) at the York Management School in September 2013. Prior to her recent return to studies Clare practised as an employment lawyer in the UK and Victoria, Australia. In addition to advising and training HR practitioners and senior/executive management teams on employment law issues, she also have experience of working as the HR manager for her former law firm in Melbourne, Australia. Clare is an Associate Member of the CIPD.