Susan Edwards

Susan Edwards

Email: clerk@stjohnsbuildings.co.uk

Phone: 01244 323 070

Year of call: 1998

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Susan read Law at Liverpool John Moores University from where she graduated with a First Class Honours Degree. She was the recipient of the following academic prizes:

  •  Moses Akiah Prize for outstanding marks in Land Law
  •  Sir Graham Day prize for outstanding marks in Company Law
  •  Sweet and Maxwell Prize for best performance by a student in the second year.
  •  Liverpool Law Society Proxime Assit Prize

Susan was called to the Bar by Lincoln’s Inn in November 1998 having received a Hardwicke Scholarship from the Inn to assist with study on the BVC. She practices in all areas of Family Law.

Before studying law Susan was a serving police officer in Merseyside Police Force from 1979-1987.

Expertise

  • Family - Children

    Susan practices exclusively in Family Law.

    Private Law

    Susan accepts instructions in both privately and publicly funded work and Children Act work.

    Public Law

    Susan represents local authorities, parents and children in public law matters including cases involving non-accidental injury, sexual, physical and emotional abuse and serious neglect of children.

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  • Family - Finance

    Susan accepts instructions on all aspects of ancillary relief work for both husbands and wives, claims pursuant to Schedule 1 Children Act 1989, and property/cohabitation disputes involving claims under the TOLATA 1997.

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