Suzanne Coleclough qualified as a solicitor in 1990 and was a member of the Family Law Panel and Law Society Children Panel. In 2005 Suzanne transferred to the bar.
Suzanne specialises in family law, including children and matrimonial finance.
She is licensed to undertake Direct Access work in family law.
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Public Law Care and Adoption
Suzanne represents parents, children and local authorities in care and adoption proceedings. Suzanne has a degree in psychology, including modules in attachment theory and the cognitive and social development of children.
Suzanne has a practical, but approachable manner in working with clients.
Suzanne is a member of the Derby Pause Strategic Board.
Private Law Children and Domestic Abuse
Suzanne has over 20 years of experience in representing vulnerable adults and children. Suzanne specialises in complex cases involving intractable disputes, domestic violence and child protection. Suzanne offers clear, but sensitive advice.
Suzanne has worked on management committees for organisations supporting those experiencing domestic abuse and has provided training in this area.
Family Finance Team
Suzanne is an experienced advocate in matrimonial finance cases, cohabitee disputes and for intervenors. Suzanne has excellent negotiation skills and delivers calm and clear advice at Financial Dispute Resolution hearings. Suzanne is sensitive to the stresses clients face in financial proceedings. Suzanne is a pragmatic and focused advocate. Suzanne is licensed by the Bar Council to accept instructions directly from members of the public.
‘A very well prepared, pragmatic and careful advocate.’
Legal 500 2020/Family and children law - Midlands - Tier 1
"Very experienced in cases involving care and adoption proceedings."
Legal 500 2018/19/Family and children law - Midlands - Tier 1
Open University (BSc Hons, psychology)
Nottingham Trent University (CPE Solicitors Finals)
Essex University (BA Hons, Literature)
Association of Lawyers for Children
British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering
Family Law Bar Association
Suzanne Coleclough is qualified to accept instructions directly from members of the public and professional clients under the Direct Public Access scheme.More Information
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