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Louise Power

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Walker Morris LLP

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Banking Litigation




Louise has a varied practice which in recent years has focused on financial litigation involving secured lending. Louise is instructed on cases ranging from multi-jurisdictional frauds to surveyor’s negligence via non-standard possession actions and has become a trusted advisor to the financial institutions with whom she works. Clients comment on her integrity and the way she takes the time to understand their business needs and objectives.Louise also specialises in real estate litigation and acts for developer clients on disputes relating to issues of construction quality and consumer complaints. Following the repeal of the Property Misdesriptions Act Louise has presented to the housing industry in conjunction with the Home Builders Federation and has devised an e- learning training programme for developers in relation to the Consumer Protection Regulations 2008 to allow desk top training on this complex area of law. Louise is a member of the Property Litigation Association, the Professional Negligence Lawyers Association and is regularly invited to speak at training events and conferences where comment is often made about her down-to-earth, approachable style as well as the obvious depth of her knowledge.

Louise’s experience is wide-ranging, but the common element throughout all her work is her professional, client-focused, tenacious approach.

Yorkshire and the Humber: Dispute resolution

Banking litigation

Within: Banking litigation

Andrew Beck leads Walker Morris LLP’s ‘exceptionally strong’ practice, which acts for financial institutions including Lloyds Banking Group, Leeds Building Society and Bank of Ireland. In a recent highlight, the group acted for a high street lender in obtaining a freezing injunction over the assets of two companies; the team also handles lending disputes, fraud investigations, residential mortgage disputes and professional negligence issues. Other key names in the ‘highly professional’ group include Andrew Bennett, who is ‘a safe pair of hands; Louise Power, who is ‘personable, commercial and tough at just the right moments’; Richard Sandford, who has ‘a calming nature which assists with driving good results’; and Rob Aberdein, who joined from Aberdein Considine in 2017 and handles debt and asset recovery matters.

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