Clare Langford

Clare Langford

Call: 2021

Tel: +61 2 8227 4400

Practice Areas

  • Appellate
  • Building & Construction
  • Commercial
  • Corporations
  • Equity
  • Inquests & Inquiries
  • Insolvency
  • Property
  • Public / Administrative Law

Clare accepts briefs in most areas of law, with a particular interest in public and commercial law. She holds degrees in law and international studies from the University of Sydney and a Master of Public and International Law from the University of Melbourne.

Clare was admitted to practice as a solicitor in 2014 and joined the Bar in 2021. Before coming to the Bar, she was a senior solicitor in the Constitutional and Administrative Law group of the NSW Crown Solicitor’s Office.

She also worked as an associate in the Global Disputes group of the international law firm Jones Day, and as the Researcher to the Equity Division of the Supreme Court of New South Wales under Justice Patricia Bergin.

From 2014 to 2017, Clare was an assistant general editor with the Australian Law Journal and its Personalia editor.


  • Master of Public and International Law (University of Melbourne, 2020 – 2022)
  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons I), (University of Sydney, 2008 – 2013)
  • Bachelor of International Studies (French studies) (University of Sydney, 2008 – 2013)

Select Publications

Chapter 5 of Fisher and Lightwood’s Law of Mortgages (3rd Australian Edition, 2013) on the subject of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth).

“The prerogative writs and the origins of English administrative law” (2014) Australian Law Journal.

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