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Louis Browne QC

Manchester, UK UK Bar Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Personal InjuryInquests & Public Inquiries
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Personal Injury - Northern (Bar)

Band 2

Louis Browne QC
Louis Browne QC is experienced in the handling of a wide range of complex and high-value personal injury claims. He is regularly instructed in pain syndrome cases and catastrophic injury claims involving brain and spinal injuries.
Strengths: "An excellent barrister who is very approachable, intelligent and hard-working."
Recent work: Instructed by the Secretary of State for Justice in Goman and Harding v Secretary of State for Justice, Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council, a personal injury action. The case concerned the scope of duty of care owed by SSJ to the partner of a (violent) man supervised by the Probation Service on Licence.
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Inquests & Public Inquiries - The Regions (Bar)

Band 2

Louis Browne QC
Louis Browne QC is well regarded in the profession for advising core participants in key public inquiries, and for bringing skill and determination to often difficult briefs.
Strengths: "He's a very smooth advocate and is strong on his feet." "He's tactical, has great skill with clients and is easy to work with."
Recent work: Continued to represent Senior Fire Sector Commander Richard Welch, and the Fire Officers Association, in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry.
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Louis is an immensely experienced practitioner, specialising in civil law. He has an extensive personal injury practice representing parties in claims of the utmost seriousness/fatal accidents, In addition, he practises in the fields of public law, inquests, professional negligence, and data protection. He also has wide experience of claims against the police. He is on the approved list of Government Silks.

In public law and judicial review claims, he frequently acts on behalf of both claimants and defendants in the Administrative Court. His particular areas of specialism are human rights-based challenges in the context of community care, education and mental health. He most recently appeared in the nationally known case of R(Anderson) v Liverpool City Council [2021] EWHC 2205 (Admin).

Louis has very extensive experience in acting for families and public authorities/government bodies at Inquests and Inquiries. He also advises/appears at judicial reviews arising from inquests.

Louis is frequently instructed in the most high-profile cases. He is presently representing a Senior Fire Officer and the Fire Officers Association at the Grenfell Tower Inquiry. He also represents the University of Salford at the Manchester Arena Inquiry.

Louis is recommended as a leading individual in both Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500 guide.

Professional Memberships

•Recorder

•Personal Injury Bar Association

•Professional Negligence Bar Association

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Louis Browne QC

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