Clare Langford

Clare Langford

Call: 2021

Tel: +61 2 8227 4400

Practice Areas

  • Banking & Finance
  • Corporations
  • Insolvency

Clare Langford accepts briefs in all areas of law, with a particular interest in public and commercial law. She was admitted to practice in 2014 and joined the Bar in 2021.

Before coming to the Bar, Clare was a senior solicitor in the Constitutional and Administrative Law Group of the NSW Crown Solicitor’s Office (2017 – 2021).

She worked as an associate in the Global Disputes Group at Jones Day (2014 – 2016), as the Researcher to the Equity Division of the NSW Supreme Court under Justice Patricia Bergin (2013), and as an Assistant General Editor with the Australian Law Journal (2014 – 2017).


  • Master of Public and International Law (University of Melbourne, 2020 – 2022)
  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons I), (LLB Hons 1, University of Sydney, 2008 – 2013)
  • Bachelor of International Studies (French studies) (University of Sydney, 2008 – 2013).


Author of 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).

Police duties revisited (Australian Law Journal, August 1 2015)

Payment into joint account as security for stay does not create PPSA security interest (Australian Law Journal, June 1 2015)

The prerogative writs and the origins of English administrative law (Australian Law Journal, August 1 2014)

Clare has also written for Bar News.