Louise is a tenant at Guildhall and a specialist in public and administrative law, which she complements with experience drawn from a common law background, particularly in employment law.
Louise is a versatile practitioner who deals with all aspects of public and administrative law, and has a general common law background, with particular experience of employment law, which she can bring to bear on public law issues. She deals with all areas of public law, but her particular areas of specialism include immigration; healthcare; inquiries and inquests; security, prisons, police and military matters; and FOIA and information law issues. Louise also has considerable experience of civil claims with a public law element, including civil claims against the Crown Prosecution Service and the Police.
Louise has acquired substantial experience through acting on the Attorney General's Panel of Counsel in London for central UK Government departments. She is now a member of the Regional A Panel and she continues to have a thorough understanding of the particular demands on public sector organisations involved in public law litigation.
Louise has experience of tribunals and courts at all levels, having appeared in a wide range of hearings, and of managing large and complex disclosure exercises. She has acted as LPP Counsel in accordance with the Bar Council document, 'LPP - Independent Counsel in relation to Seized Material'. She holds DV security clearance.
Louise is also a Visiting Lecturer in Public Law at the University of Law, Bristol and a tutor for QLTS Law School. She also writes regular articles and case commentaries, including for Lexis Nexis and PDP's 'Freedom of Information Journal'.
Experienced across the spectrum of public law cases.
Recommended for a broad range of public law cases.