Suzanne Trask

Suzanne “impresses sources with her winning combination of technical skill and great client care” and is “especially strong in the areas of haematological malignancy, misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis”. She is “highly regarded for her handling of delayed diagnosis and misdiagnosis cases, especially those concerning cancer.”  Chambers and Partners

Suzanne is a Partner and is head of the clinical negligence department. She has specific expertise in complex claims involving serious brain injuries in adults and cancer. She has a particularly established reputation for consistently achieving strong results for claimants who have been affected by delays in diagnosis of cancer. She is passionate about resolving claims swiftly and without delay.

Suzanne has strong relationships with Cancer Research UK for whom she is an Ambassador, Headway and Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA), for whom she was a specialist helpline advisor for 7 years.

She is frequently invited to provide comment to the media on clinical negligence issues (see below). Suzanne is also a regular contributor to legal publications such as JPIL (the Journal of Personal Injury Law).

Media contributions and commentary

Will a duty of candour provoke a culture change in the NHS?

Good quality health and social care for all 

Another NHS mistake – causing suffering for cancer patients 

See Suzanne’s blog here.

Professional memberships

  • Senior Associate, Royal Society of Medicine
  • Committee member of local group, Cancer Research UK
  • Senior Litigator, Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
  • The Patients Association
  • Headway
  • Justice
  • Amnesty International
  • London Solicitors Litigation Association
  • APIL accredited clinical negligence specialist and assessor
  • "Thank you for the cheque, it is safely in a high interest bank account now! So I wanted to thank you and your team for the years of hard work you put into my claim."

    Martin O'Hara

  • "It was a real pleasure working with you over the last year and I wish to thank you for all your efforts in keeping me informed at all times, for your availability to me, your willingness to explain things and for your open mind."

    Dominique Levin