Head of the Adult Brain Injury Team
Suzanne is a Partner and is head of the adult brain injury department. She has specific expertise in complex claims involving serious brain injuries in adults and she is passionate about resolving claims swiftly and without delay.
“Suzanne Trask is ‘tough and uncompromising in seeking the best for her clients’; she is experienced in claims involving adult brain injury.” The Legal 500, 2019
Suzanne understands the many differing ways in which a person can be individually affected by brain injury, whether caused by trauma or medical negligence. She is passionate about supporting survivors of brain injury and is recognised as a specialist head injury lawyer by Headway. She has close ties with The Silverlinings charity, of which she is a trustee. Both of these charities provide invaluable services and support to adults who have suffered from brain injury. She also works closely with The Encephalitis Society, a specialist brain infection charity who provide support to those who have been affected by encephalitis and their families.
Suzanne is a member of the Executive Committee of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and has been involved with working groups on the government’s fixed costs proposals for medical negligence claims, a subject on which she has commented on in the national and legal press.
She has delivered training to the national Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (set up by NHS England) as part of their investigator training, alongside Jeremy Hunt and Dr Kevin Fong, and a number of high profile patient safety campaigners.
She is frequently invited to provide comment to the national media on issues relating to serious injury and safety. Suzanne is also a regular contributor to legal publications such as JPIL (the Journal of Personal Injury Law), The Times Legal Brief and the Solicitors’ Journal.
- Headway UK accredited specialist brain injury solicitor
- Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) – Senior Litigator and Executive Committee member
- Trustee of The Silverlining
- Acquired Brain Injury London member (ABIL)
- UK Acquired Brain Injury Forum (UKABIF)