Claire Gabriel

Senior Associate

“I enjoy getting great outcomes for clients who really deserve it.”

About Claire Gabriel

In her work at Hall Payne, Claire Gabriel primarily helps members of the Queensland Nurses’ Union in professional regulatory matters with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and Office of the Health Ombudsman.

Claire is keenly interested in health and medical law. She is completing a Masters of Health and Medical Law at Melbourne University and has experience as a member of a human research ethics committee for a major Brisbane tertiary hospital.

Claire enjoys making a real difference to people’s lives. “My biggest motivator in my work is helping people and getting great outcomes for clients who really deserve it.”

Before joining Hall Payne in 2012, she worked as Judge’s Associate to His Honour Chief Justice de Jersey. Following that, she worked in commercial litigation at a corporate law firm.

She has a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the University of Queensland and a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the College of Law. Claire has also worked for various public and private sector organisations, including the former Commercial and Consumer Tribunal (now Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT)).

Claire is a member of the Queensland Law Society. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family.


  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice
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