Susan obtained an LLB (Hons) Law Degree from Wolverhampton Polytechnic in 1987, before joining fbc solicitors as a Trainee Solicitor. She qualified as a Solicitor in the Personal Injury Department in 1991 and has specialised in claimant personal injury matters since 1993. Susan became a Partner in 1997.
A leader in her field, Susan is head of the Firm's Serious Injury Team and assists with management of the Personal Injury Department. Having worked in the field of serious, complex and catastrophic injuries for 30 years, Susan is renowned for her approach and expertise in this area. In particular, she has extensive experience of acting for claimants who have suffered traumatic brain injury and she has successfully secured a number of £multimillion settlements for her clients including a £2 million settlement for Mrs J who had suffered serious brain and orthopaedic injuries as a result of an accident and a complex serious injury matter that resulted in a settlement in excess of £7 million for Mr B.
Susan also has specialist experience advising clients with chronic pain conditions including Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) and Fibromyalgia, as well as complex neurological conditions such as Functional Neurological Disorder (FND).
Susan provides ongoing support for her seriously injured clients and their families, and is focused on ensuring the successful outcome of every claim to assist in the funding of any long term care arrangements that may be required.
Susan works closely with the Firms Court of Protection specialist, Christopher Bate, to ensure that clients have access to Deputyship services when they are unable to make financial and long term care decisions for themselves, usually as a result of a brain or other serious injury.
Susan is recognised as a key lawyer in the leading Legal 500 2024 Directory and is also ranked in Chambers & Partners 2024.
- "Sue Todhunter makes this firm unique. Sue is fully invested in your case, she is professional, sympathetic, understanding. Nothing was ever too much trouble".
- "Sue Todhunter. Empathetic, great listener. Clearly an expert, hard working and driven to get the best outcome for us. Took over from a previous solicitors and simply blew me away, showed how all solicitors should work".
In August 2023, Sue received recognition in the Top 10 Personal Injury Lawyers list in the Midlands as a trendsetter in Claimant Advocacy.