Susan is an experienced litigator specialising in property related disputes and planning matters.
She frequently deals with high value commercial disputes, often involving commercial leases, and in advising clients will always bearing mind the client's ultimate aim, including any time constraints, and the cost-effectiveness of taking a particular dispute resolution route.
Public Sector Expertise
Over the last 15 years, Susan has frequently acted on behalf of a wide range if public sector bodies. Most recently, this has included acting on behalf of the Scottish Ministers in several public inquiries for road improvement schemes, acting on behalf of the Ministry of Defence in maintaining objections to proposed wind farm developments.
She has also acted on behalf of a number of local authorities in dealing with issues such as the defence of compensation claims arising from a flood alleviation scheme and the defence of an appeal against a planning enforcement notice. Susan has also completed a period of secondment with the City of Edinburgh Licensing Board.