Susanna is Head of Investment Operations in the Diligence and Monitoring Team. She undertakes diligence and monitoring of cases and oversees pricing and commercial terms for cases in consultation with senior management.
Prior to joining Augusta Susanna was a Special Counsel in Piper Alderman’s National Dispute Resolution team working on a number of funded class action matters. Susanna worked for 9 years as a Senior Investment Manager with litigation funder IMF Bentham. She has broad experience in all aspects of litigation funding and has managed high profile litigation claims against Lehman Brothers Australia Ltd (in liq), Standard & Poor’s, KPMG, the Commonwealth of Australia and the ATO.
She has over 28 years’ legal experience with 18 years in private legal practice initially at Blake Dawson Waldron (now Ashurst) and then at DLA Phillips Fox (now DLA Piper) including 8 years as a Partner in the Commercial Dispute Resolution team.
Susanna holds a BA, LLB from the University of Sydney and is admitted to the Supreme Court of NSW, Federal Court of Australia and the High Court of Australia.