Suzanne is a solicitor in the international department, specialising in international human rights claims, with a particular focus on claims arising out of war and armed conflict. Suzanne is also a qualified lawyer in a civil law jurisdiction.
Since joining Leigh Day in 2009, Suzanne has assisted Sapna Malik and Martyn Day on a number of high-profile claims including:
- Claims on behalf of Iraqi detainees against the British Ministry of Defence, who succeeded in their claims for unlawful detention and/or mistreatment following a ground-breaking judgment delivered in December 2017;
- The cases of several men detained and cruelly abused by British military during the notorious Camp Breadbasket incident in May 2003;
- Claims against the British Ministry of Defence by Iraqi Locally Employed Civilians for damages for the personal injuries and/or financial losses they have sustained as a result of their employment by the British army as interpreters in Iraq from 2003 onwards.