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Exchange Chambers

Chambers of Bill Braithwaite QC

ONE DERBY SQUARE, LIVERPOOL, L2 9XX, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0151 236 7747
Fax:
Fax 0151 236 3433
DX:
14207 LIVERPOOL
Email:
Web:
www.exchangechambers.co.uk
Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester

Louis Browne QC

Tel:
Work 0151 236 7747
Email:
Web:
www.exchangechambers.co.uk/people/louis-browne-qc/
Exchange Chambers (Chambers of Bill Braithwaite QC)

Work Department

Commercial; Personal Injury; Clinical Negligence

Position

Louis is an experienced and well known civil practitioner, who has wide-ranging experience in commercial, employment, personal injury and public law.

In the personal injury field he acts predominately for defendants, including several local authorities and registered social landlords in very high value personal injury and clinical negligence claims. He has represented the Home Office at trials brought by Prisoners claiming damages for psychiatric injury allegedly caused by Prison Officers contending that the Home Office were vicariously liable and alleging misfeasance in public office. Louis has also acted for and against government bodies including the Ministry of Defence in high value personal injury actions. These include bullying and historic sexual abuse claims.

Louis has extensive experience in all areas of public law/judicial review. He frequently acts on behalf of claimants and defendants in the administrative court. His particular areas of specialism are human rights based challenges in the context of community care, immigration, education and mental health.

Louis has a particular interest in professional negligence actions against construction professional’s e.g. architects and surveyors.

Career

Called 1988; Silk 2017; Recorder

Member

  • Personal Injury Bar Association
  • Professional Negligence Bar Association

Education

  • First Class Honours Degree, Law
  • Postgraduate Degree of Bachelor of Civil Law, Balliol College, Oxford


Regional Bar : Northern Circuit

Inquests and inquiries

Within: Inquests and inquiries – Leading silks

Louis Browne QC - Exchange ChambersA fierce and equitable advocate.

Within: Inquests and inquiries

Members of Exchange Chambers represent a range of parties in inquests and inquiries. In 2017, Louis Browne QC appeared in the high-profile High Court case concerning the funeral arrangements for convicted murderer Ian Brady, who had died in prison.

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Personal injury and clinical negligence

Within: Personal injury and clinical negligence – Leading silks

Louis Browne QC - Exchange ChambersA combination of great legal acumen, tenacity and pragmatism.

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Public law

Within: Public law – Leading silks

Louis Browne QC - Exchange ChambersHis legal acumen is first rate.

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