Angela Sussens

Partner, Leeds

Approachable and understanding, I believe in clear, practical advice to help clients stay grounded and resolve cases as swiftly and amicably as possible. The Legal 500 said I was a family lawyer with “a friendly yet realistic approach.”

Areas of Expertise
  • Arbitration
  • Child Maintenance
  • Children Disputes
  • Children Issues
  • Civil Partnerships
  • Cohabiting Couples
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Financial Settlements
  • Freezing Injunctions
  • International Family Law
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Resolution Member
  • Separation Agreements
Stowe Testimonials


Angela regularly acts on behalf of high net worth clients in complex cases involving foreign jurisdictions, trust structures, companies and offshore assets. Angela advises on both post- and pre-nuptial agreements. Angela also represents unmarried parents in claims under Schedule 1 of the Children Act in relation to financial claims brought on behalf of children.

Training & employment experience

After completing her LPC at the College of Law in Chester, Angela undertook her training contract with Stowe Family Law LLP and has proved to be an invaluable member of the team since joining the firm.


Clients appreciate Angela’s attention to detail and her direct, straight to the point, approach.

Legal 500

Another key name to note is ‘splendid lawyer’ Angela Sussens who attracts praise for ‘her friendly yet realistic approach’.

Reported cases:

Miller Smith v Miller Smith (No 2) [2009] EWHC 3623 (Fam)

Miller-Smith v Miller-Smith [2009] EWCA Civ 1297

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Posts by Angela Sussens
Divorce April 12th 2019

Stowe comment: Arbitration v Court

As the Ministry of Justice releases family court statistics that show a 3% increase in new cases and an average 3-week ...

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Divorce|Family Law February 12th 2018

Pensions and divorce by Angela Sussens

Often pensions are the second, if not the most valuable asset in the ‘’matrimonial pot’ during divorce proceedings. And amongst ...

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Family Law March 1st 2017

Getting married abroad

ASK A FAMILY LAWYER In this regular column, Stowe Family Law solicitors answer readers’ questions on different legal issues.  Today’...

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