Susanna Evans

Senior Associate

Susanna is a Senior Associate in the Group Actions team and specialises in Part 1 Land Compensation Act Claims and private nuisance group actions claims.

Susanna joined Hugh James in 1997 as an office junior and studied CILEx alongside. She qualified in 2006 as a Legal Executive. Susanna has worked in the claimant division since 2000 and joined the Environment Team in 2007 as a Legal Executive and Team Leader.

Susanna acts for groups of homeowners who wish to take action under Part 1 of the Land Compensation Act 1973, claiming compensation to reflect loss of value to their properties as a result of increased physical factors such as noise, vibration, smell, fumes, smoke or artificial lighting, caused by certain road developments or airport expansions. She has been involved in some high value, large group action claims during her time in the Environment Team. 

Experience

Susanna successfully took a Part 1 Land Compensation Act claim to the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) in 2016 in relation to 19 claims in the case of Goodman & Others v Transport for London [2016] UKUT 0216 (LC) LCA/139/2013 (Consolidated). All claimants were awarded compensation. 

Career History

  • Senior Associate at Hugh James: 2017
  • Associate at Hugh James: 2013
  • Qualified: 2006
  • Trained at Hugh James
  • Joined Hugh James: 1997

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