Ms Susanna Kitzing > Chambers of Bill Braithwaite KC > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

Chambers of Bill Braithwaite KC
Exchange Chambers
OXFORD HOUSE, OXFORD ROW
LEEDS
LS1 3BE
England

Work Department

Personal Injury

Position

Susanna has a broad common law practice encompassing social housing, personal injury and public law.

In 2012 she was appointed to the Attorney General’s Regional Panel. She is instructed by the Treasury Solicitor and other government departments to act in a range of areas and has developed her judicial review practice through the appointment.

Susanna has a strong social housing practice representing Claimants and Defendants in possession claims based upon rent arrears and anti-social behaviour and related injunction claims. She is experienced in drafting pleadings for possession and disrepair claims, including defences incorporating public law grounds. She has dealt with cases raising issues of capacity, undue influence and cases relating to the transfer of tenancies under the Family Law Act 1996.

Susanna’s personal injury practice covers all aspects of personal injury work, particularly Fast Track and Multi Track cases. She receives instructions from claimants and defendants and has a particular interest in road traffic accidents involving allegations of fraud.  She also has experience of cases involving the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority and inquest work.

Susanna is regularly instructed by the GMC to present cases before the Medical Practitioners’ Tribunal Service and has experience relating to hearings before both Fitness to Practise panels and Interim Orders panels.

Career

Called 2005; Junior Counsel to the Crown (2012)

Memberships

  • North Eastern Circuit
  • Personal Injuries Bar Association
  • Licensed for Direct Access
  • Middle Temple

Education

  • BA (Hons) English, University of Bristol (Class IIi, 2000-2003)
  • CPE – City University – 2004
  • Bar Vocational Course, BPP Law School (Very Competent, 2005)
  • Benefactors’ Entrance Award, Middle Temple (2003)
  • Benefactors’ Scholarship, Middle Temple (2004)