Claire van Overdijk is a barrister at Outer Temple Chambers in London, which won the “Chambers of the Year” award at the 2018 STEP Private Client Awards. In her private client practice she specialises in probate disputes, estate planning and trusts and is recognised as an expert in cross border disputes. She also has extensive experience in mental capacity law, and is described by Chambers and Partners as “go-to counsel for international mental capacity matters”. In her spare time she serves as Deputy Chair of the STEP Mental Capacity Global SIG Steering Committee and Secretary of the Court of Protection Bar Association. Claire was shortlisted as “Advocate of the Year” at the 2019 STEP Private Client Awards. She has also published widely in her field and has, alongside her practice, taught private international law at University College London.
Outer Temple Chambers