Sue Baker

About Sue Baker

Sue is a partner in the Family & Matrimonial team, she has 25 years of experience in advising and representing those going through a dissolution of their relationship, divorce or separation, particularly in complex cases involving substantial assets including companies, share options and trusts. Sue has a particular expertise in advising Armed Forces personnel in respect of pension sharing and the Armed Forces Pensions Society regularly refer their members to her.

In addition, Sue is a recognised expert in complex cases involving children, often conducting her own advocacy in cases concerning where children shall live, whether they can be taken abroad on holiday or permanently, enforcement of orders and abduction. Sue is highly recommended and recognised as a leader in her field in Legal 500 and Chambers UK.

Sue is a collaboratively trained lawyer. She is also a qualified mediator and conducts regular mediation sessions for those going through a dissolution, divorce or separation who are hoping to agree the way forward as opposed to proceeding on a litigious basis.

"I would like to express my sincere gratitude for Sue Baker's professionalism throughout the whole journey of my case. Sue was instrumental in demonstrating the knowledge she has and I am positive that if I had chosen another solicitor then the outcome may have been so much different. I wouldn’t hesitate recommending Sue's services to anyone in the future, her resolve and professional attitude worked wonders in the end."
"Sue was a great advisor. Very precise, supportive yet realistic and fair in her advice, making sure I stayed focus on my ultimate goals as well as ensuring that my relationship with my daughters would remain good. She gave me strength and the right advice to fight my corner when required."
CA, Surrey
“Thank you for your perseverance and understanding throughout the process. I am sure that you treat all of your clients in a similar manner, but I always felt that your support was personal to me, it certainly went well beyond the call of duty and made an awful situation seem much more bearable.”
Captain N Skipper, HM Armed Forces
“Sue has been supporting me in a complicated Family law case for 18 months. She has been extremely supportive, professional, kind and given great advice. We ended up with a good result for our family against a very difficult mother. I would highly recommend Sue and FSP to anyone who needs help like I did. ”
Mr B, Reading
"Sue Baker is vastly experienced and has great common sense. She is brilliant at getting to the heart of the issue."
"Sue Baker is hugely experienced and clients find her very reassuring. She is able to analyse a case and drill down to the relevant factors and shape the progress of the case."
"Sue Baker was outstanding. She had the ability digest all facets of the information given, and act on it in a straightforward and effective manner."
"Sue Baker is undeniably at the top of her game. Clients love her and opponents respect her."
Legal 500 UK
"A very safe pair of hands.”
“Sue gives excellent advice in a supportive manner. She has great understanding of the law relating to divorce and also of practical ways to legally protect my future.”
"Susan is an extremely professional family lawyer, but at the same time human. She took extreme care managing a sensitive case, and firmness was applied when needed."
"Sue's handling of my case was excellent - she provided sensible and timely advice whenever required and was very good with regard to overall strategy."
"Her communication was outstanding; I was kept up-to-date all the time."
“Sensible and pragmatic. She fights her client’s corner.”