Susan Davies

Susan Davies

Legal Director - Head of Divorce & Finance

Susan Davies is Head of Divorce and Finance at Pickerings..

Susan is an expert Divorce solicitor who has practised family law in Staffordshire for many years.   Having qualified as a solicitor in 1996, Susan has spent her entire career practising family law, focussing on divorce and separation.

She has been a member of Resolution throughout her career and trained as a Collaborative Lawyer in 2013.

Susan recognises that every client will have different family circumstances, but her priority is to obtain the best possible outcome  for her client in those circumstances. She has a sound understanding of the emotional impact of separation and the need for clear, friendly and practical advice on the legal implications of a relationship breakdown.

She also has considerable expertise in helping people deal with their finances following a breakdown in a their relationship with their spouse, cohabitee or civil partner. She has dealt with a wide spectrum of cases, from those where the split and associated settlement is amicable to those where the relationship breakdown is bitter and settlement keenly contested.  

Susan advises on pre and post nuptial agreements, helping clients to set out intentions so that in the event of a relationship breakdown, misunderstandings can be minimised.

Susan is also a collaboratively trained lawyer, which allows her assist clients in resolving their disputes amicably using the collaborative process where appropriate.

Susan may be contacted on 01827 317078 or by email

Susan is recommended in The Legal 500 2023:

The family team at Pickerings Solicitors is jointly led by Susan Davies, who specialises in divorce and finance, and Richard Westley, who leads the children law team... Davies handles all aspects of divorce and separation and is a collaboratively trained lawyer.

‘Great team. The staff is all professional and caring and explained everything well to me so I knew the process . Would highly recommend this firm !’

‘Susan Davies is incredibly easy to talk to, I felt well supported during each and every stage. Very professional but with a caring nature which you need during divorce proceedings. She made the whole process much easier with her explanations of each stage of my proceedings. Her knowledge and experience made me feel confident and the outcome was better than I expected all down to her hard work‘.

'Davies is equipped to handle all aspects of divorce and separation and is a collaboratively trained lawyer. She regularly deals with high-net-worth matrimonial cases (often where businesses and pensions are involved) in addition to pre-and post-nuptial agreements.' 

'Successfully concluded a collaborative case involving the parties’ joint family business, pensions, UK and foreign property with non-business assets to the value of £1.5m.'

Client Testimonial:

'I used Pickering’s solicitors in 2020 for some professional services and found their service to be excellent. 
I personally highly recommend Susan Davies, she absolutely helped me in my hour of need and was the calming, reassuring influence that I needed, thank you so much Susan :) 

Choose Pickering’s with confidence. No personal connection, they just stepped up after another solicitors let me down.'


'Susan was perfect in listening to my issues and getting matters resolved'

Ms W October 2019