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Louise Whittington

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Telephone 020 7831 0222
Email louise.whittington@42br.com

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Introduction

Louise joined 42 Bedford Row in 2018 on completion of pupillage in chambers. She has a broad common law practice with regular court appearances, and has been commended for her thorough preparation and conscientious support to lay clients at court.

Personal Injury

Louise regularly represents both Claimants and Defendants in claims arising out of road traffic accidents, including personal injury and credit hire claims. She is also instructed on interim applications, CMHs, disposal hearings and stage 3 proceedings and advises on liability and quantum in personal injury matters. 

Property and Housing

Louise represents and advises private and social landlords in broad range of landlord and tenant actions, including possession, rent arrears, anti-social behaviour, residential trespass and disrepair claims. As well as appearing in all stages of proceedings, Louise accepts instructions to draft pleadings and advise generally on property litigation matters.

She has acted for local authorities in claims for account of profits in cases of unlawful subletting. Louise also has experience in representing housing associations in proceedings for civil injunctions.

Family

In family law, Louise is instructed in all areas of private children law. She has represented parents and other family members in proceedings dealing with child arrangements for contact and residence, prohibited steps and specific issue orders. She has experience in fact finding hearings where there have been allegations of domestic violence and abuse.

Louise also represents local authorities in care proceedings and actions for disclosure by the police.

Employment

Louise accepts instructions on all areas of employment law.

Qualifications and Awards

  • BPTC (Very Competent) - University of Law London (2016)
  • Inner Temple Exhibition Scholarship (2015)
  • De Hart Prize in Law, University of Cambridge, Christ’s College (2015)
  • BA in Law (1st Class) University of Cambridge, Christ’s College (2015)

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