Susan completed her Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce (majoring in accounting) at the University of Queensland and was admitted to the Supreme Court of Queensland in September 2015. Susan was also admitted to the High Court of Australia in March 2019. Susan has completed her mediation course with Bond University in late October 2021 and is awaiting her accreditation as a mediator.
Originating from China and having completed her high school studies on the Gold Coast, Susan is not only fluent in both English and Chinese (Mandarin), Susan also has a deep understanding of both Chinese and Australian cultures.
Prior to joining Richardson Murray, Susan has gained over 6 years post admission experience, practicing in Family Law, Property Law, Business Law, Corporate Law and Commercial litigation. Susan has acquired abundant experience serving her clients both in Australia and internationally. Her diverse legal experience has made her a more well-rounded Family Lawyer. During her past 6 years of practice, Susan discovered her passion in Family Law and has therefore joined the team at Richardson Murray to practice exclusively in the field of Family Law. To better serve her clients, Susan is working her way to becoming an Accredited Family Law Dispute Resolution Practitioner and an Accredited Specialist in Family Law.
Her accounting degree has enabled Susan to read and analyze financial documents which comes very handy in property settlement matters and Susan has acted for her clients in complex property settlements involving high value matrimonial assets located in China.
Susan is a detail-focused and compassionate lawyer who adopts a pragmatic approach towards any legal issues at hand. Growing up in a family of teachers, Susan has developed an ability to “teach” her clients about the law relating to their matters by breaking down complex legal issues and explaining them to her clients in a much simpler way. Susan prides herself on being a confident speaker, a patient listener and for her natural ability to connect and establish rapport with her clients. Susan always strives the best of her ability with everything she does and takes ownership of her work far beyond what is required to achieve the best possible outcomes for her clients. Over the years, Susan has managed to earn the trust and cultivate long-term professional relationships with many of her clients who later became the referrers of her service.
Besides her work, Susan loves baking and trying out new baking recipes. She also enjoys learning new languages and is currently taking online courses to further learn Spanish.