Louise is a Solicitor in the Family Department based across all three offices with a large following in the Leicester area specialising in children law matters.
Having qualified in 2005, Louise is a specialist in children law matters and is often appointed to represent children in court proceedings; this may be when social services become involved or because the family arrangements are complex.
Known for her meticulous and strong advocacy skills, Louise is very knowledgeable in respect of care proceedings and cases concerning child arrangements which require separate representation of the child. In addition, Louise has experience of transgender issues in children cases, adoption proceedings, surrogacy proceedings, cases with an international aspect and the High Court’s inherent jurisdiction including wardship proceedings.
Louise has a strong network of professional relationships and excels in client service.
Memberships, Accreditations & Acknowledgments
Louise is a member of the Children’s Panel accredited through the Law Society.
Louise represented the child in the following reported cases:
M v F and SM ( HFEA 2008) [ 2017] EWHC 2176 (Fam)
Re A ( Surrogacy: s.54 criteria) [ 2020] EWHC 1426 (Fam)
Hobbies & Interests
Louise enjoys road biking, cross country running and is happy in wellies walking the dog with her family. In addition, she sometimes manages to join a small gospel choir to rehearse and very occasionally performs.