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Susan Deas

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Susan Deas - Deans Court Chambers

Education

  • Birmingham University - BA hons

Professional Associations

  • FLBA

Profile

Susan was admitted as a solicitor in 1984 and was called to the Bar in 1999. She has specialised in financial remedy claims following divorce for more decades than she would usually care to admit! Solicitors instruct her because she is skilled at getting to the essence of a case and is pragmatic in the advice she gives, always conscious of the costs of litigation and proportionality. She is good with clients and valued for her negotiating skills.

Susan regularly deals with cases which have substantial assets, companies, partnerships, pensions and assets held in trust.

Susan also maintains an interest in child support cases, having been involved in such litigation since the inception of the CSA.

What the directories say

Provides advice on financial remedy matters arising from divorce and relationship breakdowns, regularly acting for high net worth individuals. She is additionally able to handle private children cases. "She is fantastic on finances." "Very good with the details and always does a good job."

Chambers and Partners, 2018

Provides advice on financial remedy matters arising from divorce and relationship breakdowns, regularly acting for high net worth individuals. She is additionally able to handle private children cases. "Has a very good manner with clients and is very pragmatic." "I can commend Susan for her professionalism, conscientiousness, helpfulness and impressive client focus."

Chambers UK, 2017

'A pragmatic, good negotiator, who is liked by clients.'

Legal 500, 2016

Experienced in matrimonial finance claims, and has significant knowledge in matters concerning trusts, assets and businesses. Also handles some private children law such as child support. "She has a good reputation in financial matters and deals with high-quality work." "Very good and very hard-working."

Chambers UK, 2016

'As an advocate, she is formidable, fearless and unflappable'

Legal 500, 2015

Enjoys a strong reputation in financial remedy following divorce. She has particular expertise in cases with substantial assets, often involving corporate structures, pensions and trust elements. "She is a brilliant advocate and goes the extra mile."

Chambers UK, 2015

‘Very calm and level-headed.’

Legal 500, 2014

"Susan is tenacious and feisty, and doesn't take any nonsense from anyone."

Chambers UK, 2014

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