She has specialism dealing with complicated psychiatric and psychological evidence, cross examining witnesses with vulnerabilities and preparation of cases with complex evidence such as DNA, firearms discharge residue and cell site analysis.
Louise called to the Bar in 2005. Since then she has become one of the most frequently instructed advocates at the criminal bar. Louise has been instructed as junior counsel in the longest and most high profile murder trials in recent years. Louise has also built up an extensive practice defending sexual crimes. She is one of the most regularly instructed counsel in this area, having defended numerous rape trials.
Louise has been instructed frequently as lead junior and regularly represents police officers being prosecuted. She also regularly defends attempt murders, fraud, misuse of drugs act, abduction, robbery, firearms, computer crime, possession/distribution of indecent images and historical sexual abuse cases.