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Marie Louise Kinsler
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Marie Louise practises in civil and commercial law, specialising in claims with an international element. She has particular expertise in issues of jurisdiction, choice of law and the impact of EU law on English law, acting in several leading cases. In the last four years she has appeared in six cases in the Court of Appeal: jurisdiction (Cooley v Ramsey  EWHC 129); Rome II Regulation (Jacobs v MIB  EWCA Civ 1208; and Bacon v Nacional Suiza  EWHC 231); choice of law in fatal accident claims (Cox v Victoria  EWCA Civ 1001); application of EU motor insurance directives (Bristol v EUI  EWCA Civ 1267; McCall v Poulton  EWCA Civ 1313). Marie Louise regularly advises on jurisdiction and choice of law in a wide variety of claims including professional negligence, insurance, product liability, employer’s liability and personal injury claims. Marie Louise has also taught European law at Cambridge; she is frequently invited to lecture in this country and abroad.
Called 1991, Inner Temple. Assistant to the inspectors appointed by the DTI under the Companies Act 1985 to investigate the affairs of Queens Moat Houses plc. Apart from her career in chambers, she has taught European law at Cambridge University. She contributed to ‘European Civil Practice’ (Sweet and Maxwell, 2nd ed).
European School, Brussels; Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge (BA Law, Wiener Anspach award for European law); College of Europe, Brussels (Diploma in Advanced European Law).
Insurance and reinsurance
Within: Insurance and reinsurance – Leading juniors
Marie Louise Kinsler - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens ‘She has the sharpest intelligence and knowledge of European law.’
Within: Personal injury – Leading juniors
Marie Louise Kinsler - 2TG – 2 Temple Gardens ‘She has unrivalled expertise in any case with a jurisdictional conflict angle.’