Mary studied Linguistics at York University and worked for several years in non-governmental organisations. She went on to study law in Glasgow and completed her training at London firm, Bates Wells & Braithwaite, where she qualified in 1996. Mary has been a partner at Gordons since 2007.
Her expertise is in leasehold and freehold residential property transactions. She acts for a broad range of clients including first-time buyers, offshore trusts and individuals buying and selling at the very top of the London market. She is also retained by several banks specifically to oversee their lending on residential property in the UK.
Mary Clifford retired from the firm on 31st March 2018.