Arbitrator and Mediator, Brick Court Chambers; former Co-Managing Partner, London Office of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart and Sullivan LLP
Sue Prevezer KC is a King's Counsel and Solicitor of England and Wales, mediator and arbitrator focused on a wide range of commercial disputes, including but not limited to commercial, financial, regulatory, defamation and art law litigation and arbitration.
She was one of the founding co-managing partners of the London Office of global powerhouse Quinn Emanuel Urquhart and Sullivan LLP for over a decade before returning to the Bar to Brick Court Chambers to further develop her arbitrator and mediator practice.
Sue has over 30 years of experience advising on and arguing large complex commercial cases at every level of the UK judicial system and in various arbitration forums. Sue has sat as a Deputy High Court Judge in the Chancery Division of the High Court. She is a CEDR Mediator and is admitted to the Bar in both the Cayman and the BVI. Sue has also acted as both advocate and arbitrator in arbitration proceedings, accepting appointments as Chair and Co-Arbitrator. She is on the register of arbitrators with the LCIA, ICC, LCAM and HKIAC. She was appointed to the Arbitration pool of CAfA in June 2020.
Sue has repeatedly been listed as a “Leading Individual” by Legal 500 in Commercial and Banking Litigation and International Arbitration. Chambers & Partners describes her as a “tough as nails but really good to work with and just fearsomely bright”, “a great advocate and very personable” and that she has “a very nice, stylish manner about her”. Chambers & Partners says that, with her experience as a barrister, Sue brings the best of both worlds to bear for clients facing high-stakes commercial litigation
Her educational background includes Girton College, University of Cambridge: BA, MA (Law (Part 1), Social and Political Science (Part 2)). In terms of qualifications, Sue is a Queen’s Counsel (2000), a Deputy High Court Judge (2004), and admitted to the Bar in the British Virgin Islands and the Cayman Islands
Jurisdiction: United Kingdom