Louise Turner is a Senior Legal Advisor and Chartered Legal Executive at Monan Gozzett LLP.
She specialises in all aspects of criminal defence work as well as education law, specifically School Admission Appeals. She also has a particular interest in supporting and representing bereaved families on matters concerning inquests before the coroner's court.
Louise is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and specialist advocate in criminal proceedings. She gained her Magistrates Court qualification and was admitted to the Law Society Criminal Litigation Scheme in 2013 and has been an accredited Police Station representative for over 15 years.
Over her years of experience, Louise has represented clients in serious and complex criminal matters, including murder, manslaughter, fraud, and serious sexual assault cases. Louise also has experience representing clients in taxi licensing appeals, prosecutions by environmental health and trading standards, and complaints made against members of the medical profession before the General Medical Council.
Used to working with the very best and most astute Barristers and Queens Counsel in the country Louise is especially talented in listening to her clients, assessing the strengths and weaknesses of a case, and ensuring the best outcome is achieved.
Over recent years Louise has taken an active role for the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives by working with the legal professions to increase diversity within the judiciary. This work has included working on high-level committees including members of the judiciary and officials from the Judicial Office, Judicial Appointments Commission, Law Society, Bar Council as well as their regulators including the Bar Standards Board, Legal Services Board, and CILEX Regulation.
Further, Louise has good links with senior members of the coroner's court and has recent experience of observing inquests on the papers and in-person including jury inquest.
The Law Society Criminal Litigation Accreditation Scheme Certificate - 2013
The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives Advocacy Certificate in Criminal Proceedings – 2011
Institute of Legal Executives – 2008
The Legal Services Commission Police Station Accreditation Scheme Certificate – 2006
Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives
Chair of the Chichester Branch of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives 2013-2014
Trustee of Birdham Pre-School – 2020-2021