Peter Dunn & Co. 20 Athenaeum Street, Sunderland, SR1 1DH and at 16 North Terrace Seaham SR7 7EU
0191 568 9000

Susan McCabeSusan McCabe

Susan McCabe is a Director of Peter Dunn & Co and is Head of the Family Law Department. Susan graduated from Hull University with a 2:1 Honours Degree in Law and qualified as a Solicitor in 1988.

Susan has a wealth of experience in all aspects of Family Law specialising in the financial aspects of divorce and separation. She will give timely advice to ensure her clients interests are protected, including taking emergency action if necessary. Susan will advise on the approach to be taken which is most suited to the needs of each individual client and will carefully discuss legal costs with client before decisions are made. Susan is a Member of the Law Society prestigious Family Law Panel (Advanced) with her specialist subjects being finance and children.

Susan is particularly committed to advice and representation in children work. She is a Member of the Law Society Children Panel and the Law Society Family Law Panel (Advanced). She will give expert advice with sensitivity on the often complex issues relating to the arrangements for children following separation. Her advice is sought not only by parents but also by grandparents and other family members and Susan has a track record of successfully securing contact with children for grandparents where this had been problematic.

As a Member of the Law Society Children Panel, Susan represents family members and children themselves in care proceedings.

Susan encourages clients to seek her advice at the earliest possible stage as problems can often be averted or lessened with the correct advice. Susan enjoys excellent working relationships with her clients and her practice has arisen out of recommendations.

Susan has extensive advocacy experience in all levels of the Family Court and will always endeavour to conduct Court hearings herself whenever possible.

Susan is also an Accredited Specialist Member of Resolution and is a qualified Collaborative Lawyer. She will be more than happy to have a confidential initial discussion with you about your case including the likely cost.



Peter Dunn & Co. is the trading name of Peter Dunn & Co. Limited (CRN 08017997) whose registered office is 20 Athenaeum Street, Sunderland, SR1 1DH
The Company is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulatory Authority