Susan obtained an LLB (Hons) Law Degree at Wolverhampton Polytechnic in 1987, before joining FBC solicitors as a Trainee Solicitor. She qualified as a Solicitor in the Personal Injury Department in 1991 and has specialised in claimant personal injury matters since 1993. Susan became a Partner in 1997. A leader in her field, Susan heads the Firm’s Multi Track Team, dealing with high value and complex catastrophic injury claims, and is renowned for her approach and expertise in this area.
In particular Susan has extensive experience of acting for claimants who have suffered traumatic brain injury. She has successfully secured a number of multi-million pound settlements for her clients including a £2 million settlement for Mrs. J who had suffered serious brain and orthopedic injuries as a result of an accident, and a complex catastrophic injury matter that resulted in a settlement in excess of £7 million for Mr. B. Susan also handles serious and complex clinical negligence claims.
Susan provides ongoing support for her seriously injured clients and their families, and is focused on ensuring the successful outcome of every claim to assist in the funding of any long term care arrangements that may be required. Susan also works closely with the Firm’s Court of Protection specialist, Julie Burn, to ensure that clients have access to Deputyship services when they are unable to make financial and long term care decisions for themselves, possibly as a result of an injury.
Did you know? In March 2016 Sue received a Women in Law Award in recognition of her outstanding legal expertise and contribution within the practice of Personal Injury – Brain Injury Claims.