Sue is a Partner and head of our Private Client Sector. She is also the head of our Wealth Manager team.
A qualified lawyer and also a Chartered Financial Adviser she is uniquely placed to advise clients who need legal and financial advice.
With over 20 years of experience she has worked with individuals and families of all shapes and sizes. She takes time to understand what is important to each of her clients and tailors her advice to meet their needs. Recognising that nobody wants to consult a lawyer if they can avoid it she tries to take the stress out of the advice process.
Sue is a full member of STEP (The Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners) and the Chartered Insurance Institute. She has also been certified to provide financial advice under the Financial Conduct Authority's Senior Managers and Certification Regime.
Individuals and Families expertise
She can help you with a wide range of issues:- Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, tax planning, succession planning, executry administration, care of the elderly, financial planning, retirement planning, inheritance tax planning, exemption for heritage assets and family disputes.
"...I was introduced to Sue during a particularly unsettling time for our family. She identified with the issues I faced straight away and was able to outline my options clearly and detail how much her expertise would cost. At a time of upheaval, I appreciated that straight talking very much. Her professionalism is outstanding but she is also a really approachable person with a lot of common sense."
"...Morton Fraser offer an exceptional service through attention to detail, clear and concise advice and clarity about fees. Communication between departments is flawless, and you know you have the support of the entire team involved with whatever you are trying to achieve."
"Both my wife & I were very impressed and satisfied by the information, advice and direction offered by the straight talking, and comfortable approach of Sue Hunter. Very pleased indeed that we made the move to get in touch, and just a shame that we did not do so much sooner."
Chambers rank Sue as a notable practitioner in the area of private wealth law
Legal 500 note that she is a leading individual dealing with personal tax, trusts and executries.
co-operative, efficient and knowledgeable; We have always found all those involved to be professional, conscientious, approachable and supportive.
"She is a very safe pair of hands and she does a good job for people."