Louis Browne QC

Call 1988
Silk 2017


"Highly skilled barrister with excellent knowledge of his working area."

The Legal 500 2021
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Louis is an experienced and well known practitioner in this field, specialising in commercial and contractual disputes. He also has a substantial professional negligence practice, particularly relating to actions against construction professionals such as architects and surveyors, as well as an array of other professionals including solicitors, accountants, and investment and financial advisers.

Louis has a very wide range of experience of claims involving The Home Office and The Ministry of Defence.

Louis particularly specialises in judicial review cases.

Commercial Cases

  • R v Sec of State for Health Ex p Wagstaffe [2001] 1WLR 292
  • Buxton v Westmacott [1999] PIQR Q115
  • Beattie v Sec of State for Soc Security [2001] 1 WLR 1404
  • Twigg Farnell v Wildlood [1998] PNLR 211 (Scope of Solicitors lien)
  • Una Quigley v Liverpool Housing Trust [1999] EGCS 94 (Environmental Protection Act 1990 Section 82 Statutory Nuisances)
  • R v Mental Health Review Tribunal Ex p McDonald [1999] COD 20 (Judicial review of untreatable psychopaths detained under MHA 1983)
  • Callery v Gray / Russell v Pal Pak [2001] 3 All ER 833
  • R (on the application of CPS) v Registrar General of Births, Deaths and Marriages [2003] All ER 540