Clairissa Hewitt


Clairissa was admitted to the Supreme Court of South Australia in 2017.

Since then, and prior to starting at PGC Legal, Clairissa has practiced predominantly in commercial litigation and dispute resolution in two highly-regarded commercial law firms in Adelaide. In these roles, she also performed transactional and commercial advisory work for clients, including reviewing and negotiating the terms of building contracts, leases and other agreements.

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Clairissa has acted as the instructing solicitor at trial and on appeal, as well as regularly appearing before the South Australian Courts and Tribunals. During her university studies, Clairissa also worked part-time assisting in-house counsel for a large Australian franchise. Through her diverse experience, she has assisted individuals as well as corporate clients, and understands the importance of focusing on each client’s particular desired outcomes. She works with clients to achieve these with pragmatic, practical and cost-effective strategies.

Clairissa is also a member of the National Association of Women in Construction, and is passionate about female participation in the legal and other commercial professions.