Sue is the Head of Legal and is driving the continued growth in Finch Legal. She particularly works with clients following health and safety and environmental incidents to:
- avoid enforcement action
- provide guidance on strategy, plea, mitigation and sentence when enforcement action is pursued
- provide effective representation at inquests and in Court in the defence of regulatory prosecutions
Until 2017 Sue was a senior partner at Gowling WLG (formerly Wragge & Co) where she had developed and led its health and safety practice for more than 32 years.
Sue is a member of the Health and Safety Lawyers Association, UK Environmental Lawyers Association and is recognised as a Specialist Member of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management. She is also a CEDR accredited mediator.
Sue lectures third year undergraduates on health and safety at The University of Birmingham as part of the LLB course, and has also written and developed a unique and innovative App which helps business manage risks arising from utilisation of its “grey fleet”.