Clerking team

Mark Robinson

Senior Clerk Chester

Sarah Philpotts

Lead Civil & Family Clerk

Sophie Dobson

Family & Civil Clerk

Susan practices in all areas of Family Law.

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.

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

Children (Public and Private law)

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.