Susan Hunter

Year of Call: 1985

Inn: Inner Temple

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Susan has a depth of experience that is difficult to match and I cannot think of a case that would be beyond the skill, expertise and knowledge held. Alongside that, her manner with clients is straightforward and clear and balances straight talking with compassion and care for the very difficult situations they are in.”

Legal 500,  2021
Family and Children Law

Susan is a children law expert with 30 years’ experience in children private law cases. She is involved in parental and wider familial disputes concerning all aspects of child care including contact, residence, parental alienation, education, removal from the jurisdiction, finance, religion, medical care. Often involving psychological, psychiatric or social care experts.

She regularly appears in the High Court, and recently led a junior in a case involving multiple allegations of sexual abuse.

Professional memberships:

  • Family Law Bar Association
  • Western Circuit

Qualifications & awards:

  • MA, (Cantab), Dip. Law

Additional information:

Sue moved to St John’s from a London Chambers in 1998 and her practice is now focused in the West of England. She is Head of St John’s Chambers with management and strategic responsibility for Chambers’ multi-million pound business.