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PROVIDENCE HOUSE, PROVIDENCE PLACE, LONDON, N1 0NT, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7288 4800
Fax:
Fax 020 7288 4801
DX:
122238 UPPER ISLINGTON
Email:
Web:
www.boltburdonkemp.co.uk

Suzanne Trask

Tel:
Work 020 7288 4834
Email:
Web:
www.boltburdonkemp.co.uk/team/suzanne/
Bolt Burdon Kemp

Work Department

Adult Brain Injury 

Position

Suzanne is head of the Adult Brain Injury team at Bolt Burdon Kemp, where she has been a partner since 2013. She advises on a wide range of complex claims involving serious brain injuries, whether caused by trauma or medical negligence, and represents many adult claimants who lack mental capacity. She is passionate about resolving claims swiftly and without delay.

She is recognised as a specialist head injury lawyer by Headway.  She has close ties with The Silverlinings charity, of which she is a trustee.  Both of these charities provide invaluable services and support to adults who have suffered from brain injury.  She also works closely with The Encephalitis Society, a specialist brain infection charity who provide support to those who have been affected by encephalitis and their families.

Suzanne is a member of the Executive Committee of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers. She is frequently invited to provide comment to the national media on issues relating to serious injury and safety.  She is a regular contributor to legal publications such as JPIL (the Journal of Personal Injury Law), The Times Legal Brief and the Solicitors’ Journal.

Career

Qualified 2005; joined Bolt Burdon Kemp 2008; partner in 2013.

Member

Member of the Executive Committee and accredited senior litigator and accredited clinical negligence specialist and assessor of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL); Trustee of The Silverlinings; Headway UK accredited specialist head injury solicitor; senior associate member of theRoyal Society of Medicine; member of The Patients Association and The Medico-Legal Society; Justice and Amnesty International. 

Education

University of Plymouth (2002 LLB Law 1st), University of the West of England in Bristol (2003 Legal Practice Course).

Leisure

Charity work, travelling and hiking in the UK and abroad.


London: Insurance

Clinical negligence: claimant

Within: Clinical negligence: claimant

Bolt Burdon Kemp is 'excellent in terms of service delivery and knowledge' and 'undertakes good quality work in a professional manner and with a good degree of efficiency'. Its areas of expertise include cases involving brain injuries in both children and adults and delays in diagnosis. The team is headed by Caroline Klage who specialises in child brain injury cases and is 'incredibly responsive'. Raquel Siganporia is 'tenacious, but utterly charming' and has 'incredible insights into the more difficult spinal cases'. The 'very knowledgeable' Suzanne Trask is 'tough and uncompromising in seeking the best for her clients'; she is experienced in claims involving adult brain injury.

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