Louise practices exclusively in Employment Law. She is a sought-after Junior handling cases at all levels. Louise is currently ranked as a Band 1 Employment Barristers in both Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 having been recognised consistently as a leader in her field from the start of her career. She is recognised for her expertise in relation to disability discrimination, whistleblowing and maternity/pregnancy cases. She is regularly instructed by FTSE 100 companies, medium to large businesses, public sector clients such as local authorities and NHS trusts. Louise has significant experience acting for care sector clients and is adept at navigating the complex issues that can arise in such a setting.
In addition, she has a strong Claimant practice specialising in representing women who have suffered pregnancy and/or maternity discrimination. Louise works with the charity “Pregnant then Screwed”.
Louise compliments her employment practice by undertaking SENDIST and Upper Tribunal (Administrative) Chambers cases and acts for local authorities and Schools in civil discrimination cases.
She is an expert litigator recognised in both the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners as a Leading Junior for her advocacy and advisory skills. Her most recent endorsements are as follows:
Louise has a busy appellate practice and frequently appears in the EAT in appeals where she was not instructed at first instance.
Recent instructions have included:
Previous appearances in the Employment Appeal Tribunal have resulted in reported cases in respect of employment status, inferences relevant to the burden of proof in discrimination cases and causation in remedy cases.
Louise is accredited by the Bar Council to undertake direct public access work and has advised and represented a significant number of Companies and private individuals on that basis.
Tribunal Judge in Health, Education and Social Care (2023)
Employment Lawyer's Association
Industrial Law Society
BA(Hons) Government and Law, University of Manchester
BVC, Manchester Metropolitan University
Miss Louise Quigley is a practising barrister, who is regulated by the Bar Standards Board. Details of information held by the BSB about Louise Quigley can be found here.
Miss Quigley's clerks will happily provide no obligation quotations for all legal services that she provides. Their contact details can be found here. It is most common for Miss Quigley to undertake Tribunal services and advisory work for a brief fee plus additional refresher days. For advisory work including paperwork and conferences it is most commonly charged at an hourly rate although fixed fees are available. Miss Quigley will typically return paperwork within 10-14 days, however professional commitments, complexity and volume of documentation can affect these approximate timescales. With prior agreement, paperwork may be returned quicker.
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