Suzanne Munroe – Director & Head of Clinical Negligence (Huddersfield)

Suzanne Munroe is based in Huddersfield, but advises and represents clients from all over the Yorkshire region.

  • Switalskis Solicitors, Norwich Union House, High Street, Huddersfield, HD1 2LR
  • 01484 825200
 

Suzanne joined Switalskis in March 2013. She has 28 years’ experience in the legal profession of which 20 have been spent specialising in medical negligence claims. She is accredited as a specialist in medical negligence claims by the patients’ charity, AvMA, and the Law Society. She is also recognised as a Senior Litigator by the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers. She became a Director at Switalskis in August 2014.

Suzanne’s particular specialisms within clinical negligence are:

  • Cerebral palsy cases
  • Brain injury due to neonatal negligence including hypoglycemia
  • Birth injury to mother and child
  • Abdominal surgery claims
  • Inquests and fatal claims.

Suzanne has received industry recognition for her clinical negligence practice, winning the Dispute Resolution Award at the 2016 Yorkshire Legal Awards. She is also ranked in the Chambers and Partners UK guide to the legal profession, which highlights her “genuine commitment to her clients, trying to make a real difference to their lives.”

Contact Suzanne Munroe on 01484 825 200
or email: clinical.negligence@switalskis.com

We asked Suzanne:

Q: What do you love about your job?
A: Being in the privileged position of being able to really make a difference to the lives of people who find themselves in the most difficult and distressing situations. It is not about how much money I can obtain for a client but more what the client can do with that money to improve the quality of their life.

Q: What can clients expect from you?
A: I will always be completely honest with them; I will fight their corner and I will take on difficult and challenging cases.

Q: What do your clients like about you?
A: I am a good listener; I am supportive; I am passionate about what I do; I care.

Q: What drew you to your specialism?
A: I originally fell into this area of work when I took a clinical negligence case over from a colleague over 20 years ago. I was completely fascinated by the medicine and the complex area of law within which we work.


  • Yorkshire Legal Awards 2016 - Winner - Dispute Resolution
  • Eclipse Proclaim Personal Injury Awards 2016 - Shortlisted - Claimant Personal Injury Lawyer of the Year