- Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws
- Graduate Diploma, Legal Practice
- Accredited Mediator under the National Mediator Accreditation System
- Qualified Adjudicator under the Building and Construction Security of Payment Act 2009 (Tas)
After graduating from the University of Tasmania, Louise commenced legal practice in Sydney in 1997. She gained experience across a breadth of areas including commercial, building and construction, land and environment, corporations law, intellectual property, personal injury and debt recovery matters.
Louise then moved from general practice to Maurice Blackburn where she worked on 2 class actions, including the hearing of a significant test case in the Federal Court. She acted on behalf of over 200 plaintiffs in their claims against medical practitioners, hospitals and international pharmaceutical companies.
In 2000 Louise returned to her native Tasmania and joined Hunt & Hunt, becoming a partner in 2007 and co-head of the insurance litigation group. She has extensive experience in liability claims including property damage, public liability, occupiers liability, professional indemnity, building and construction, motor vehicle accidents, workers’ compensation and contractual disputes. Her experience in personal injuries matters includes catastrophic claims.
In respect to building and construction, Louise has specialist expertise in Security of Payments legislation. She is also a nationally accredited Mediator and has mediated a wide range of matters including workplace, business / commercial, contractual, local government, lease and community disputes.