Susan Hunter

Year of Call: 1985

Inn: Inner Temple

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Susan has an excellent manner with clients and is equally adept at dealing with high-value finances, as well as challenging Children Act work. ‘She has a no-nonsense approach which gains clients’ confidence immediately.’ “

Chambers UK,  2021
Family and Children Law

Susan is a children law expert with 30 years’ experience in children public law cases representing parents, wider family members, the children, local authorities and other intervenors.

She has been involved in cases that range from neglect, drug addiction and prostitution to serious injury and death. In addition she has been involved in forced marriage, genital mutilation, child abduction, and cases with a foreign element.

Susan recently led juniors in complex cases of multiple allegations of child sexual abuse, and a case of attempted child killing by a parent.

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.