Susannah Maclaren is a special counsel in the Disputes and Investigations team with over 17 years’ experience as an insurance and disputes solicitor both in Australia and the UK.

Susannah is experienced in complex litigation, including class actions. Susannah has significant expertise in financial services regulation and remediation and has advised financial service providers across a broad range of issues, including dispute resolution, remediation and compliance. She has also represented domestic and foreign insurers in relation to coverage disputes and also acts on behalf of corporations, professional advisers and directors.

After returning from the UK in 2009, Susannah worked at Colin Biggers & Paisley between 2009 and 2014 before spending five years as a Senior Legal Counsel in the Wealth Legal team at a large Australian bank. Susannah advised on matters arising in the wealth business involving dispute resolution and financial services regulation. 

Susannah was admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of New South Wales in 1999, and the Federal Court and High Court of Australia in 2004. She re-joined Colin Biggers & Paisley in 2019.