Mrs Louise Power > Walker Morris LLP > Leeds, England > Lawyer Profile

Walker Morris LLP
33 Wellington Street

Work Department

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.

Lawyer Rankings

Yorkshire and the Humber > Dispute resolution > Banking litigation

(Leading individuals)

Louise PowerWalker Morris LLP

Walker Morris LLP‘s banking and finance litigation group is particularly known for its expertise in mortgage-related disputes, with experience in debt recovery, professional negligence and fraud-related matters. The one-office practice has an impressive national presence and experience in handling cross-border matters. ‘Top-level banking litigation partnerLouise Power leads the team, which includes Richard Sandford, who has a broad banking litigation practice. Andrew Beck, who leads the fraud investigations team, and ‘up and coming directorSandip Singh have particular experience in mortgage fraud and professional negligence claims.

Yorkshire and the Humber > Insurance > Professional negligence: claimant

Walker Morris LLP‘s expertise spans numerous sectors and the team acts in disputes involving accountants, solicitors and architects. The practice is also frequently instructed in claims arising from leasehold disputes, including claims where the title to a property is unsecured or there is a challenge to the value of the lender’s security. Gwendoline Davies, Paul Hargreaves, Nick Lees, Louise Power, Richard Sandford, Martin Scott and Malcolm Simpson collectively lead the team and are key practitioners. Andrew Beck became a consultant in 2019.