Louise Thomson

Louise is an experienced practitioner in personal injury and related areas including road traffic accidents where fraud is alleged and credit hire. 

As a result of mobility restrictions caused by multiple sclerosis Louise’s practice is predominantly Chambers based. This has enabled her to develop a niche practice which includes telephone hearings and conferences in person, by skype or telephone.

Her excellent interpersonal skills have resulted in solicitors and insurers regularly instructing her appreciating that her experience is both useful to them and to the Court when dealing with claims of varying value.  She is known for her ability to achieve results, her thoroughness and attention to detail.  She turns papers round quickly and works to a tight deadline

Personal Injury

Louise specialises in advising on quantum in claims of varying value and her experience and attention to detail is appreciated by instructing solicitors.  She is experienced in drafting questions to medical experts where clarification is needed and advises in conference.  She has a unique understanding of living and working with disability and she frequently brings this insight to bear on cases she advises on.

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Credit Hire

Louise is regularly instructed by Defendant insurers on telephone applications in credit hire claims particularly where specific disclosure is sought and in CMCs where directions on impecuniosity or basic hire rate evidence is contested.

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Louise is regularly instructed in road traffic accident claims where fraud is alleged to assess the credibility of potential parties in conference and to provide an indication of the likely prospects of successfully bringing or defending a claim.

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Louise is regularly instructed on CCMC telephone hearings and to deal with all elements of cost budgeting.

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Qualifications & Awards

University of East Anglia (BA Hons)

College of Law (DipLaw)

Lord Denning scholar – Lincoln’s Inn


Personal Injuries Bar Association

...Counsel have in-depth knowledge and a high level of expertise

Legal 500, 2017

...The set of choice for personal injury matters including travel litigation, which is an area that chambers is constantly strengthening

Legal 500, 2017

…Second-to-none strength in depth and a broad church of barristers, all of whom are fiercely intelligent

Legal 500, 2015

…A wealth of talent at both senior and junior levels acting for both claimants and defendants

Chambers & Partners, 2015