Susan Prior


Medical Negligence

Sue is a Clinical Negligence Partner and leads a team in the Clinical Negligence department in the Thames Valley Office.
Susan Prior

Sue joined Shoosmiths in November 2009 as a Senior Solicitor in the Serious Injuries Unit and moved into the Clinical Negligence Department in July 2012, bringing with her a wealth of litigation experience.

She acts for and supports clients with a diverse range of claims across clinical negligence, including brain injury and spinal cases, birth injury cases, cases arising from sub-standard surgery, failure to diagnose/treat cancer, sepsis and fatalities.

Sue strives to provide the highest level of support, legal advice and compensation for her clients. She appreciates the need to deal with matters both efficiently and compassionately for clients who are struggling to come to terms with the effect their injuries, or the injuries that their loved ones have suffered, have had on their lives.  She is highly regarded by her clients, who describer her as caring, patient and understanding, She is known for her ability to listen carefully and provide reassurance throughout the legal process.

Sue holds Senior Litigator status with the Association of Personal Injury Solicitors (APIL) and is ranked as a Leading Individual in the Legal 500.

What clients say:

"It is difficult to describe how thankful we are for all of your hard work and support throughout these past few years. In fact, no email will be able to accurately show the true extent of our gratitude for your effort. Nonetheless, my mum and I would like to let you know it means the world to us... with the result being unquestionably success."

"I cannot thank Susan Prior and her team enough for all their care, patience and understanding taking my claim forward and bringing this to closure.  Sue was always there to answer any questions and explaining every step of the way which was very reassuring to me. Sue listened carefully to everything about my husband and getting to know who he was and the kind of person he was. Which not only to me but also my family showed how caring and professional Susan is."

My education:

LLB (Hons) (Leicester University)

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