Suzanne is a consultant in the family law team. Formerly a partner at Withers LLP Suzanne has more than 30 years’ experience as a family lawyer. She advises and supports clients on a wide range of issues including complex financial matters, children arrangements following separation or divorce, prenuptial agreements and cohabitation matters. Suzanne is ranked as a leading individual in the Legal 500 for Family and Family Mediation and as a band one practitioner in Chambers High Net Worth. She was also voted Spear’s Wealth Management Family Lawyer of the Year in 2015.
Known as the 'Queen of mediation and arbitration', Suzanne is an accredited mediator and arbitrator (qualified in England and Wales) and teaches both disciplines. She has been credited with spearheading the Family Law Arbitration Scheme in England and Wales and has taught all over the world.
Suzanne has a large international practice and is very involved with the International Academy of Family Lawyers.
Suzanne qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 1986 and spent her early years of practice in Oxford. She became a partner at Bower and Bailey in 1991. She made the move to London in 2001 initially as a partner at Dawsons LLP and then subsequently from 2011 was a partner at Withers. She is currently a consultant with Mills and Reeve.