Sue Pawar-Price

Sue Pawar-Price

Introduction

Sue is an Associate member of Linenhall Chambers. She is a dual qualified lawyer with 19 years’ experience in the insurance sector. She worked at two of the markets leading insurance law firms where she was made Partner and Technical Director developing and heading up large teams of specialists fraud lawyers. Throughout her career she has run her own case load of high value and technically complex insurance fraud cases working with leading experts in fraud including Counsel, Medics, Engineers and industry organisations.

She was called to the Bar in 2010.

Practice Areas

Personal injury

Sue will undertake both claimant and defendant work. She continues to specialise in insurance fraud as well as general personal injury litigation to include RTA, EL/PL and slips/trips including:

  • LVI
  • Bogus passenger claims
  • Induced accidents
  • Staged accidents
  • Tort of deceit
  • Exemplary damages
  • Exaggerated injury and loss
  • Fraud rings
  • Fraudulent credit hire claims
  • Private prosecutions
  • Complex insurance arguments including non-disclosure/misrepresentation issues as well as issues arising out of insurance contracts, the Road Traffic Act and the MIB agreements
  • Costs

Sue will provide drafting, advisory and advocacy services including disposal hearings, interlocutory hearings, fast track and multi-track hearings.

Inquests – Sue acts for interested parties before a Coroners Court and is keen to expand this practice area.

Information Law – Sue deals with data protection and privacy law and has advised a number of organisations including general insurers, health care insurers and counter fraud organisations on the use of personal information (under the Data Protection Act and the GDPR) and the legal implications of sharing data in the domestic market as well as internationally for the detection and prevention of crime/fraud.

Healthcare Fraud

  • Billing for services not rendered
  • Billing for non-covered service as a covered service
  • Misrepresenting the dates/location/provider of service
  • Waiving the policy deductible and excess
  • Incorrect reporting of diagnoses or procedures
  • Over utilisation of services
  • Corruption (kickbacks and bribery)
  • Issuing false or unnecessary prescription drugs.

Memberships/Associations

Lincoln’s Inn, Law Society, Criminal Bar Association

Qualifications

2010 – Called to the Bar

1999 – Qualified as a solicitor

1994 – Legal Practice Course

1993 – LLB (Hons) Law