20th May 2019
Louis Browne QC from Temple Garden Chambers has successfully acted for the Ministry of Defence in a High Court costs case.
In Allan Campbell v Ministry of Defence (2019) the Court was required to determine who should pay the costs of litigation following the claimant’s late acceptance of a Part 36 offer.
13th December 2018
Louis Browne QC has made his closing submissions on Phase One of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry on behalf of the Fire Officers Association and Fire Commander, Richard Welch.
Stating that all firefighters who entered the Tower acted with bravery and with the sole aim of saving the lives of those who were trapped in it, Louis Browne QC again expressed their sincere sympathy to the bereaved, survivors and residents.
Mr Browne QC said that none of the firefighters (including those in command positions) had any knowledge that Grenfell Tower was clad in such highly combustible rainscreen cladding.
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Louis Browne QC joins TGC
3rd September 2018
Temple Garden Chambers is delighted to announce that Louis Browne QC has accepted an invitation to join Chambers.
Louis is a recognised leader in the fields of Personal Injury, Public Law and Inquests and Inquiries. We look forward to Louis adding to and enhancing our expertise and reputation in these areas.
Louis was Called to the bar in 1988 and took Silk in 2017. He was appointed Treasury Counsel in 2000 and, like other of TGC’s former Treasury Counsel, continues to receive instructions in Silk from the Government Legal Department and other government agencies.
In addition to a thriving personal injury practice, in which Louis specialises in catastrophic injuries including PTSD, spinal injury, complex regional pain syndrome and brain injury, he recently chaired an Independent Review Panel for a British University as to whether they had discharged its Prevent Duty imposed upon Higher Education bodies under the Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015. He is instructed in the Grenfell Tower Inquiry on behalf of the Fire Officers’ Association. He also has an established practice in the Court of Protection, employment, local government, police law and professional negligence.
Louis will remain a member of and in practice at Exchange Chambers, Manchester, Liverpool and Leeds.