Louis Browne QC instructed to defend Judicial Review on behalf of Liverpool City Council

May 24, 2021

Louis Browne QC from Exchange Chambers has been instructed by Liverpool City Council (City Solicitor, Jeanette McLoughlin) to defend a Judicial Review brought by Joe Anderson, the former Mayor of Liverpool.

The Police are investigating Mr Anderson over allegations of bribery, conspiracy to commit bribery and witness intimidation.

The Judicial Review concerns Mr Anderson’s challenge to the Council’s refusal to provide him with an indemnity in respect of legal costs incurred in the defence of these allegations. It is due to be heard in Manchester on a date to be fixed in July 2021.