Dr Louisa Sherlock

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Louisa is dual qualified in dentistry and law.
Louisa has experience in drafting opinions on quantum as well as appearing in court. She regularly appears in fast track hearings, small claim hearings, directions hearings, infant approval hearings and MOJ stage 3 hearings.
Louisa has experience in occupiers’ liability claims, employers’ liability claims, holiday sickness claims and road traffic accident claims (with extensive experience in credit hire claims). She also has experience in collisions involving motorcycles and subsequent personal injury claims.
Given her professional background, Louisa accepts instructions from both Claimants and Defendants in all aspects of Personal Injury work, bringing her experience to bear. She can readily understand the terminology used in medical and dental records and handles cases with sensitivity and meticulousness. A tenacious advocate, she is robust with submissions where appropriate.
In her work as a dental surgeon, Louisa was praised for her attention to detail and sensitivity with anxious patients. She is therefore well placed to work with clients who are understandably feeling anxious when facing the prospect of litigation.
She is also qualified as an international civil-commercial mediator and can conduct mediations, both in person and online, as well as represent clients in mediations.
Awards
Lord Denning Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn
Cholmeley Studentship Pupillage Award, Lincoln’s Inn
BPP Excellence Award, Leeds BPP University
Award for Outstanding Pro Bono work, Leeds BPP University
Ben Hoare Bell Award, Northumbria University
Memberships
Denning Society, Lincoln’s Inn
Joint Dental Faculties of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, London
North of England Medicolegal Society
Qualifications
Bar Vocational Course, Leeds BPP (Very Competent) [2018]
Graduate Diploma in Law, Northumbria University (Distinction) [2016]
Diploma, Royal College of Surgeons of England, London (MJDF RCS (Eng)) [2009]
Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Newcastle University (BDS) [2006]

Latest News & Publications

Dr Louisa Sherlock, barrister and former dental surgeon, considers the recent judgment in the case of Breakinbury v Croad (unreported) 2021....

Date: Tue, 04 May 2021
Dr Louisa Sherlock, barrister and former dental surgeon, hosts the first in a series of dental negligence vlogs. The series is aimed at junior dental negligence solicitors, or those solicitors starting out in the field....

Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2021
Dr Louisa Sherlock, barrister at No5 Barristers' Chambers and former dental surgeon, to host a series of vlogs on the topic of dental negligence. These vlogs will provide invaluable feedback from a number of experienced dental experts from a variety of different disciplines on how they think that lawyers could improve their chances of success and reduce their costs....

Date: Tue, 13 Apr 2021