Louise Corfield

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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.
“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
“Louise has a really good manner: she can extract information from the clients and get through to them.”
Chambers UK 2017
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)

Latest News & Publications

Louise Corfield reviews the recent Court of Appeal Decision Cowan v Foreman [2019] EWCA Civ 1336...

Date: Wed, 07 Aug 2019
What happens to property owned by joint tenancy if you don’t know who died first?!...

Date: Thu, 04 Jul 2019