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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Local Government and Social Housing

Louis regularly acts on behalf of local authorities and registered social landlords in very high value personal injury claims. He acts for and against government bodies including The Ministry of Defence and The Home Office.

Louis has represented The Home Office at trials brought by prisoners claiming damages for psychiatric injury allegedly caused by prison officers, contending that The Home Office were vicariously liable and alleging misfeasance in public office.

Louis has a First Class Honours Degree in Law and the Postgraduate Degree of Bachelor of Civil Law, Balliol College Oxford.

He was called to the Bar in 1988 and began practising in 1992. He was appointed Treasury Counsel in 2000 and has remained on the Panel until he took Silk in 2017. He is now on the Government Silk Panel.

He is a Recorder of the Crown Court and is also authorised to sit on civil claims.