Higgs & Sons

Susan Allen

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Practice Areas

An Associate in the Clinical Negligence team, Sue deals with a wide range of complex claims on behalf of injured clients. She particularly deals with claims of maximum severity. This year she has achieved a settlement exceeding £14 Million in a case where a child developed cerebral palsy as a result of negligent care at or around the time of birth. Sue is Mediator and a member of the Trust Mediation panel.


Sue qualified in 1993 and has previously worked at Mills & Reeve and Weightmans, dealing with defendant clinical negligence claims. She joined the team at Higgs & Sons in 2009 to use her experience in acting for claimants.

Professional Memberships

Appointed to Law Society Clinical Negligence Panel in October 2015.