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Browne Jacobson LLP

MOWBRAY HOUSE, CASTLE MEADOW ROAD, NOTTINGHAM, NG2 1BJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0115 976 6000
Fax:
Fax 0115 947 5246
DX:
718130 NOTTINGHAM-27
Email:
Web:
www.brownejacobson.com
Browne Jacobson LLP, Susan Slade, Nottingham, ENGLAND

Susan Slade

Tel:
Work 0115 976 6580
Email:
Web:
www.brownejacobson.com
Browne Jacobson LLP

Work Department

Insurance and Public Risk

Position

Sue is an Associate with the firm specialising in personal injury. Her experience includes:

  • working on a range of matters, specialising in defending employers' and public liability and highway claims for the NHS and local authorities
  • considerable experience of drafting defences, witness statements and dealing with all procedural matters
  • advises clients on strategy, liability issues and quantum  

Susan’s recent experience includes:

  • conducting her own advocacysucceeded at trial on behalf of a trust in relation to a complex contractual/third party claim against a contractor which has allowed the trust to successfully repudiate similar claims/potential claims
  • successfully defended slipping cases in swimming pool areas using engineering and lay witness evidence
  • dealing with a highly sensitive stress claim involving allegations against a senior consultant; this required relationships to be built and statements taken from senior level individuals in clinical and board positions
  • obtained favourable settlements for clients in high value claims either via round table settlement meetings or through informal negotiations with other solicitors - one such claim settled at £115,000 having been pleaded at £300,000.

Career

She joined as a trainee in 2001

Member

  • Forum of Insurance Lawyers (FOIL) - member
  • Insurance Institute - member
  • Medico-Legal Society - member

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