Sue Prevezer QC

chair of the firm’s international trial practice, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP
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Our most senior barrister and chair of the firm’s international trial practice, Sue Prevezer QC, has over 25 years of experience arguing large complex commercial cases at every level of the UK judicial system and in arbitration, and sits as a Deputy High Court Judge in the Chancery Division of the High Court. She is also a CEDR mediator and is admitted to the Bar in both the Cayman and the BVI. 

Sue has considerable experience in managing cross-border litigation including international arbitration with English and foreign law issues; in particular, litigation involving fraud, breach of warranty, regulatory issues and complex trusts for both corporations and individuals. She has recent experience in handling extradition and asylum matters and acts for a range of clients, including major corporates, funds, investors, trustees and office holders and high net worth individuals. She also has considerable expertise in insolvency-related, securitisation and restructuring litigation.

Sue has been named a “Leading Individual” by the The Legal 500 directory in both commercial and banking litigation (2013, 2014, 2015). The Legal 500 praised Sue for being a ‘wonderful lawyer’ and a ‘talented and creative adviser’ (2013). Sue is also named to the The Legal 500 Hall of Fame in 2018. Chambers and Partners describes her as a “tough as nails but really good to work with and just fearsomely bright”, “a great advocate and very personable” and that she has “a very nice, stylish manner about her”. Chambers and Partners says that with her experience as a barrister, Sue brings the best of both worlds to bear for clients facing high-stakes commercial litigation.

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