Louise initially qualified at the bar and completed her pupillage with David Turner QC at Exchange Chambers in Liverpool.
From there Louise spent over 7 years as a senior crown prosecutor with Greater Manchester Crown Prosecution Service before leaving to join the highly respected team at Burton Copeland.
Louise’s role includes the management of the busy Crown Court department and continues to represent members of the Royal College of Nursing in respect of both criminal and disciplinary matters; the preparation of high profile Crown Court cases including historic sexual offences, murder and drugs and conducting her own advocacy in the magistrates’ court. Holds the Higher Court (Criminal Advocacy) qualification.
Louise is a member of The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn and The Law Society. She is also a Council Member of the Manchester Law Society and sits, as chair, on its Magistrates and Crown Court Committee.