Sue Thackeray


Dispute Resolution

"knowledgeable, hardworking and fearless in her approach"

Chambers UK, A Clients Guide to the UK Legal Profession, 2016

"...demonstrates astute commercial awareness in addition to being a thorough, well-prepared and highly competent solicitor."

Chambers and Partners 2017

Sue has over 20 years’ experience in all aspects of commercial litigation for claimants and defendants, with particular expertise in:

  • Civil fraud involving complex, multi-jurisdictional international commercial litigation (often where criminal, restraint or regulatory proceedings co-exist) including bribery and corruption, collective investment schemes, Ponzi and advance fee fraud schemes.
  • Pre-emptive relief including freezing injunctions, search orders, restraint orders, civil recovery orders.
  • Breach of fiduciary duty, breach of trust (including tracing claims), insolvency litigation, directors’ duties and directors' disqualification.
  • Sport related matters including contractual representation and dispute resolution, disciplinary and regulatory matters and IP rights enforcement.
  • Reputation management and defamation.


"excellent attention to detail"

Chambers UK, 2016


"a tenacious and reassuring lawyer with the know-how to make the right calls"

Chambers UK, 2016

"exceptional, dynamic and has a fantastic, strategic mind"

Chambers UK, 2015


memberships and associations



a commercially astute, star litigator, who is very focused on clients’ needs"

Legal 500, 2017

has a fantastic strategic mind."

The Legal 500, 2016


"encyclopaedic knowledge and attracts high praise from clients"

The Legal 500, 2015


Related Services

Civil Fraud and Investigations

The international nature of commerce and growing reliance on electronic communications mean that the number and value of fraud claims is rising.

Dealing with an Investigation

Under investigation? We ensure you have the specialist, strategic advice to help you manage.

Defending an Allegation

Someone has made an allegation against you. What is the first thing you do?

Financial Services

Financial services firms, professionals and clients need advice more than ever to safeguard their business interests, careers and reputations.


When fraud occurs the first steps are critical. Our unparalleled expertise will show you how to act.

Fraud - Victims

Our considerable experience in pursuing fraud related claims means that we understand the need to act swiftly and provide sensible, strategic advice.

Fraud - Defendants

We have developed tried and tested strategies to enable us to work with you to discharge injunctions and to defeat fraud allegations.


If you need to prevent the loss of an asset, damage to reputation, or protect against personal harm, it may be necessary to apply for an injunction.


A sports contract is a business contract. People within the sports industry have the same interests and concerns as those within any other industry.

Reputation and Media

Protecting our clients’ reputation and maintaining control when they are the subject of media scrutiny is what we do.

Financial Services Disputes

We represent individuals and businesses in high value and complex claims against banks and financial institutions.

Commercial and Contract Disputes

Corporate disputes can be stressful, disruptive and damaging. We provide tactical and strategic advice to businesses and individuals.

Shareholder and Boardroom Disputes

When individuals fall out in business it can have devastating consequences. Our litigation team has extensive experience in resolving disputes.

Litigation Funding Options

Funding litigation can be expensive and cause concern. We hope to alleviate these concerns by offering our clients a bespoke funding package.

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