Susan initially started work as an office junior with the firm in 1984 and subsequently qualified as a legal executive attending a day release course at Newcastle University.

Following a career break and a position with another firm she returned to the QualitySolicitors Smith Roddam in 2003 and specialises in conveyancing, probate, court of protection matters and advising on powers of attorney.

When not looking after her two teenage daughters, Susan likes spending time in her caravan in the countryside.