Sue Russell > Hill Dickinson LLP > Liverpool, England > Lawyer Profile

Hill Dickinson LLP
NO 1 ST PAUL'S SQUARE
LIVERPOOL
L3 9SJ
England

Work Department

Corporate

Position

Sue is a legal director in our corporate team. Also holding the corproate finance qualification from the Institue of Chartered Accountants, Sue’s time is predominantly spent leading acquisitions and disposals and providing strategic advice.

Sue handles acquisitions and disposals of companies and businesses, corporate re-organisations and advises on company constitutional matters including shareholder issues and corporate governance. With a client base ranging from serial entrepreneurs to FTSE listed companies, she also frequently advises non-UK entities in connection with investment into UK companies.

Sue has a lot of experience of working with manufacturing, production and processing companies through which she has gained a thorough understanding of the legal issues they face, which is particularly useful in resolving problematic due diligence issues. Frequently leading large and complex transactions, Sue has developed strong project management skills. She has also worked for clients in professional services (solicitors, surveyors) and in the football sector, including Everton Football Club and Blackburn Rovers.

Languages

French = Basic
German = Basic

Education

Sue completed her law degree at Sheffield University graduating with first class honours.

Lawyer Rankings

North West > Corporate and commercial > Corporate and commercial: Liverpool

(Leading individuals)

Sue RussellHill Dickinson LLP

On the corporate side, Hill Dickinson LLP is known for its ability to successfully close transactions, especially those with a nexus to private equity and international work, on behalf of a wide range of mid-market clients. In 2021, Craig Scott was promoted to become leader of the firm’s Business Services Group, while Matt Noon acts as head of the corporate, banking and commercial offering in Liverpool. Michael Murphy is a key contact for work in the manufacturing and real estate sectors, while seasoned practitioner Jonathan Brown is instructed by many of the group’s leading private company clients. For M&A, Mike Jones and Sue Russell  are both recommended. In terms of recommended legal directors, the department fields Elan Iorwerth and Graeme Alder; the latter is the name to note for commercial mandates.