Suzanne Maddison

Personal Injury

Title: Partner

Tel: 0191 226 7897

Email Suzanne Maddison

Suzanne is a Partner in the Personal Injury department and Head of Industrial Disease.


  • Suzanne specialises in industrial disease claims involving asbestos, exposure to vibration and hearing loss
  • She is also widely experienced in employers, occupiers and public liability claims, mainly concentrating on complex and high value litigated matters, as well as road traffic claims
  • Suzanne is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers and the president of the North East Association of Women’s Solicitors

Client/professional quotes:

The personal injury team won praise from the Legal 500 2022 being highlighted for being “really hardworking, efficient and first rate. They go the extra mile and nothing is too much trouble. The client comes first.”

In the Chambers UK 2020 Guide the personal injury team was described as “very approachable, easy to communicate with and supportive.” A source highlighted the team’s “considered and knowledgeable approach to clients with complex and individual needs.

The Chambers UK 2019 Guide described the personal injury team as being “flexible, responsive and modern in their outlook, and approachable, client-focused and always happy to go that extra mile.”

“got me a great settlement when I did not think I would even be able to claim”

“always approachable and knowledgeable; put me at ease”

Key Practice Areas

  • Asbestos Diseases
  • Dermatitis
  • Industrial Deafness
  • Occupational Asthma
  • Work Related Upper Limb Injuries
  • Vibration White Finger (HAVS)
  • Criminal Injuries Compensation Claims