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Louise Taylor

Senior associate



Louise is a senior associate in the clinical negligence and personal injury team. She specialises in catastrophic and psychiatric injury claims and has acted on international cases occurring in Europe, Asia and America.

With experience in handling catastrophic injury claims caused by accidents, clinical negligence and assaults, Louise is responsible for her own caseload of complex personal injury matters. Her team has a particular focus on US-based cases and she regularly acts for police officers represented by the Police Federation.

She is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) and belongs to the following special interest groups: international personal injury claims, multiparty actions and brain injury. Louise is actively involved in pro bono work at the firm and volunteers her time at the University of Greenwich Innocence Project. She achieved the Law Works Junior Lawyers Division Pro Bono Award in 2018, and sits on the committee of the Penningtons Manches Cooper Foundation. 

Recent work highlights

  • Acting on a very high profile and complex matter for a large number of police officers in multiple claims for psychiatric injuries.
  • Assisting in securing a settlement in excess of £1.5 million for a foreign national in relation to his clinical negligence claim.
  • Ensuring a settlement was secured for a vulnerable individual in a complex multi-jurisdictional case.
  • Assisting on a number of ongoing catastrophic brain injury claims.
  • Acting for an individual in a case involving complex issues around vicarious liability in view of the recent case law developments in this area.

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