About Susan

Susan Fitzgerald co-founded Beck Fitzgerald with Jenny Beck with a view to providing high quality legal services in a way which is modern, accessible and affordable. She is a specialist care practitioner having been on the Children Panel since 1998.  Sue is an excellent advocate who represents children, parents and other family members in care and other proceedings brought by the local authority.

An Accredited Specialist in child abduction, Sue has considerable experience in acting for parents in international child abduction cases and disputes. She also acts in adoption matters and other complex cases between parents involving their children. Susan takes an holistic approach to her clients needs taking time to ensure that they are properly understood so that she can ensure their voices are properly heard. Her professionalism and compassionate approach are regularly commented on by both clients and other professionals with whom she works.


Specialist accreditations include:

  • Membership of The Law Society’s Children Panel
  • Resolution Accredited Specialist status in child abduction, private law children and domestic abuse

I have worked with Sue for many years; she is someone I would recommend to other Guardians. She is very experienced, knowledgeable and a pleasure to work with.

A Children's Guardian

In addition to your expertise you have been very patient with me and particularly good at explaining things.  This has given me a lot of comfort and has made me feel prepared for what is to come.

A client

Susan Fitzgerald is an excellent child care lawyer who has extensive experience and knowledge of representing children in court. Susan is always reliable and professional and when she is appointed to a case, I know that she will represent a child’s wishes and feelings accurately. She works with children and young people in a sensitive and confident way.

A Children's Guardian

I would like to say a big thank you to Susan, Evangeline and my barrister for all the amazing hard work and support they have given me over the last year. You guys are amazing and have done such a great job, I couldn’t have asked for better, you were always professional, made sure I understood everything and made me feel very comfortable. Thank you !

A client

If you would like more information about how we can help you please call us on 020 7101 3090 or
email us on contact@beckfitzgerald.co.uk