Louise is a Senior Associate specialising in Family law. Louise has worked in specialist family law firms throughout her career, and is ranked in Legal and Chambers and the Legal 500. Louise has experience in all types of family law matters, previously in the UK and now in Hong Kong, and takes on matters with an international perspective, often working alongside tax, financial advisory or other professionals to deliver the best possible outcomes for her clients. Louise is a solution-based lawyer who seeks to guide her clients through a process in the most non-confrontational manner possible. Louise typically adopts a no-nonsense and efficient approach, which is greatly appreciated by her clients. She is dual qualified, firstly in England and Wales, then in Hong Kong.
Louise completed her undergraduate Law degree at the University of Birmingham and completed her Legal Practice Course at the BPP Law School in London. She was admitted as a solicitor of England and Wales in January 2009. Louise trained as a solicitor in London and shortly after she qualified as a solicitor she joined Slater & Gordon Lawyers (formerly Russell Jones & Walker Solicitors) and was based in their Chancery Lane, London office. There she regularly advised and represented clients in all areas of family law including divorce, dissolution of civil partnerships, the settlement of matrimonial finances, non-molestation and occupation applications, property disputes between unmarried parties and issues relating to children.
Louise regularly advises clients in the following areas:
Claims under Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Ordinance
Custody disputes, care and control proceedings
Divorce and judicial separation
Domestic violence relief
Financial injunctive relief
Hague Convention cases on parental child abduction
Maintenance claims (including enforcement and MOREO applications)
Parentage issues arising from human reproductive technology / surrogacy
Parental rights and responsibilities for married and unmarried parents
Pre- and post-nuptial agreements
Removal from Hong Kong jurisdiction applications
Step parent adoption
Louise joined Hampton, Winter and Glynn in July 2013 as a Registered Foreign Lawyer before qualifying in Hong Kong and being admitted as a Solicitor of Hong Kong and becoming an associate at the Firm in June 2014. She joined CRB in 2017.
Louise is a member of Resolution, an organisation of family practitioners who are committed to resolving matters on a non-confrontational basis.
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