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Suzanne is widely known for her expertise in all aspects of family work, in particular the resolution of complex financial issues for high net worth individuals. Suzanne’s cases often have an international element and she has considerable experience in dealing with prenuptial agreements and cohabitation issues. Often referred to as “the Queen of Arbitration and Mediation’, Suzanne has a thriving mediation and arbitration practice and teaches both


Qualified 1986,

Partner Bower and Bailey 1992

Partner Dawsons 2001

Partner Withers 2011

Consultant Mills & Reeve 2019


Law Society


Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers


Durham University BA Hons Law

Chester Law School – Law Society Finals

Family Mediator 1997

Collaborative Lawyer 2000

Hybrid Mediator 2010

Financial Arbitrator 2012

Children Arbitrator 2016


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Lawyer Rankings

London > Private client > Family: mediation

(Hall of Fame)

Suzanne KingstonMills & Reeve LLP

Mills & Reeve LLP throughout its national team is committed to mediation. In London it has particular strength in both complex financial cases involving corporate structures and offshore trusts as well as complicated children law cases often involving international elements. Alison Bull is an accredited family mediator who is also qualified to see children in mediation. Suzanne Kingston is a renowned mediator and is a trained collaborative lawyer, an accredited mediator, a hybrid mediator as well as an accredited arbitrator. Kingston is regularly instructed to conduct mediations by Magic Circle law firms.

London > Private client > Family

(Leading individuals)

Suzanne KingstonMills & Reeve LLP

Mills & Reeve LLP ‘has a collection of some of the country’s finest family lawyers. Its reputation countrywide is superb and justifiably so’. Joanna Grandfield leads the London family team while Zoë Fleetwood heads the national children team. The practice receives plaudits for its experience across the full range of family issues from advising on cases where there are complex business and trusts structures with an international component to advising on international wealth protection and highly conflicted children proceedings. The nimble team is also adept at handling high-profile individuals as well as advising on property disputes between unmarried couples. Suzanne Kingston  is highly regarded. Another key member of the London offering is principal associate Tim Whitney who undertakes all kinds of family work and is an FMC accredited all issues mediator.