Susannah is an outstanding and passionate advocate; she is regularly instructed in a range of serious and complex cases including sexual offending, serious violence, organised crime and firearms. Susannah regularly deals with defendants with fitness-to-plead issues and other mental health disorders. She balances empathy with a tenacious and relentless pursuit of justice.

Susannah has been led by distinguished silks in murder cases for both the prosecution and defence.

Notable Cases

Susannah deals with a range of family matters including injunctions under the Family Law Act 1996, care proceedings, private and public law proceedings under the Children Act 1989 representing both local authority and parents, including cases involving serious violent and sexual offences including rape and Forced Marriage Protection Orders.

Susannah has dealt with finding of fact cases including cross examination of serious violence and sexual offences with extensive experience relating to special measures and other technology to support parties and witnesses.

"Combines intelligence with drive, determination and judgement."
Legal 500 2018

Practice Areas

Appointments & Memberships

  • CPS Level 3 Prosecutor
  • 2010 - Higher Rights of Audience
  • 2005 - Called to the Bar


  • University of Bristol
  • Nottingham High School for Girls

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