Susanna Heley

Susanna Heley is an associate in the Commercial Litigation Department of RadcliffesLeBrasseur. Her areas of expertise, include: solicitors’ professional discipline, commercial and civil litigation and intellectual property.

Susanna's experience includes acting for individual solicitors, partners and employees in all professional discipline matters including:

  • SRA investigations;
  • Applications and appeals relating to Practising Certificate conditions;
  • Disciplinary proceedings before SRA adjudicators;
  • LCS complaints;
  • Referrals to the SDT;
  • Statutory appeals to the High Court;
  • Judicial review proceedings.

Susanna also acts for companies, charities, institutions and individuals on a range of contentious matters including:

  • Advising on a broad range of contractual disputes, including international and cross jurisdictional disputes;
  • Advising on the implementation and enforcement of foreign judgments in England and Wales;
  • Debt recovery;
  • Consumer Credit Act disputes and disputes involving unfair contract terms;
  • Intellectual Property disputes involving alleged breach of patents and trademarks, disputes concerning parallel imports and the exhaustion of rights;
  • Website disputes including applications under the Uniform Dispute Resolution Procedure through the WIPO and copyright infringement;
  • Insolvency proceedings;
  • Internet defamation and privacy.

Susanna acts for solicitors, including individuals and employees and commercial entities of varying sizes from sole traders to large group companies and profit and non profit institutions predominantly in service, retail and manufacturing (including Research and Development) industries.
Contributed to


In-house lawyer tracker for 2019
Practice notes

This Practice Note by Susanna Heley of RadcliffesLeBrasseur highlights key legal and regulatory changes that affect or will affect in-house lawyers in 2019. While some are set in stone, others are more speculative at this stage or subject to the parliamentary timetable. It was last updated on 12 December 2019.

Practice areas


  • BA (Law) Law With German (Dual Hons)


  • The Law Society, Committee member City of Westminster & Holborn Law Society (Secretary of Professional Matters Subcommittee), Association of Regulator


  • Consulting Editorial Board
  • Contributing Author


  • University of Sheffield

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