Louise has experience of a wide range of contractual and commercial disputes including directors and shareholders disputes, breach of fiduciary duties, farming and other partnership cases. She also has experience of dealing with insolvency elements in such cases.
She has had exposure to a wide variety of court work and tribunals, which provides her with a strong practical base and substantial advocacy experience. Louise has experience of hearings at all levels and regularly appears in the High Court and the County Court, including multi day trials and appeals to the High Court. She regularly advises pre-action through to trial and drafts pleadings and applications.
Louise is also an experienced negotiator, having extensive experience obtaining settlements for clients by representing them at round table settlement meetings, mediations and FDR Hearings in the Chancery Division. She has had considerable success obtaining favourable settlements for clients at both an early stage and when brought into long running contentious cases.
“She’s an incredibly bright, effective, robust and brilliant opponent and barrister. You know you’re going to have a good, clean fight and where pragmatism needs to be applied it will be.” “Louise is incredibly studious and very reliable in terms of response time - she does what she says when she says.”
Chambers UK 2021
“She combines excellent legal knowledge with a commercially-minded and practical approach.”
Legal 500 2021 (Chancery, Probate and Tax)
“Her advocacy, oral submissions and cross-examination are focused and persuasive.”
Legal 500 2021 (Property and Construction)
“She’s practical and easy to deal with. She’s more interested in finding solutions than winning technical arguments.” “Louise offers a fantastic service. She is fast, knowledgeable and extremely helpful.”
Chambers UK 2020
“Very good with clients, she can explain complex legal issues carefully without being patronising.”
Legal 500 2020
“Apart from being very clever, she is very good with clients. She is able to deliver a difficult message and doesn’t shy away from being honest with them. You feel that she is on your side. Louise is always very astute.”
Chambers UK 2019
“Recommended for contentious probate matters.”
Legal 500 2019
“Very quick on her feet and very clever in terms of her arguments. She was able to take a huge amount of research and boil it down into very salient legal points. She’s very personable and extremely good with clients. Her papers are always very good. On her feet she came across very well too. She’s enthusiastic and it shows.”
Chambers UK 2018
The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, Chancery Bar Association
BA Hons Jurisprudence, First Class, Oxford University.
BVC graded ‘Very Competent’, Inns of Court School of Law
Inner Temple Major Scholarship (2007)