Sue at a glance:

Sue Mawdsley is a partner in Legal Risk LLP.  She is also admitted as a solicitor in the Republic of Ireland. She is a solicitor of over 30 years’ experience and advises law firms – from multi-national to high street practices – on risk management, claims prevention and regulatory compliance.  She has particular expertise in anti-money laundering and advising firms on anti-money laundering problems and compliance strategies, as well as extensive experience of developing bespoke procedures and systems for law firms.

Sue has a diploma in Anti Money Laundering from the International Compliance Association, accredited by the Business School of the University of Manchester. She also has a Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection.

Sue is the co-author of the Money Laundering chapter of the International Bar Association book on Risk Management In Law Firms and together with Frank Maher and Francis Dingwall is co-author of The Compliance Calendar Toolkit for Law Firms.

Sue is a ranked lawyer in Chambers UK 2019 for Professional Discipline.

Sue is also a recommended lawyer in Legal 500 2018 for Professional Discipline and Professional Negligence.

"brilliant" - Legal 500 2018 (Professional Negligence)
"excellent service with extremely fast response times; the team’s industry knowledge is extremely wide and this it applies in a practical way" - Legal 500 2018 (Professional Negligence)
"Sue Mawdsley is 'excellent'" - Legal 500 2018 (Professional Discipline)
"They offer a well-rounded service and they manage your expectations." - Chambers 2019 (Professional Discipline)
"Sue Mawdsley ‘combines immense knowledge with commercially pragmatic advice'." - Legal 500 2016 recommendation (Professional Discipline)
"Sue Mawdsley provides practical and categorical advice in a confusing field." - Legal 500 2014 recommendation (Professional Discipline)
"They're extremely responsive - their timing turnaround is superb." - Chambers UK 2013 recommendation (Professional Discipline)
"Their expertise is in the subtleties of compulsory solicitors' professional indemnity rules and regulations." - Chambers UK 2015 recommendation (Professional Negligence)
"Susan Mawdsley assists law firms of all sizes on matters such as claims prevention, risk management and regulatory compliance. Clients praise her "practical and efficient" approach." - Chambers UK 2016 recommendation (Professional Discipline)
"Clients "can't praise her enough"" - Chambers UK 2017 recommendation (Professional Discipline)
"extremely responsive, precise and definitive in her advice." - Chambers UK 2017 recommendation (Professional Discipline)
"They're very good – very effective and very timely" - Chambers 2018 recommendation (Professional Discipline)
"She is incredibly knowledgeable, practical, very focused, and just really helpful" - Chambers 2018 recommendation (Professional Discipline)