Louise Shawcross


Louise is a Partner and has been the Head of the Housing Disrepair Department at Aticus Law since 2015.

Since she qualified as a Solicitor in 2004, Louise has gained very considerable experience in handling both Criminal and Civil litigation cases. She is a qualified as a Higher Courts Advocate and, having dealt with hundreds of technically challenging cases in the Housing Disrepair sector, is widely regarded as one of the “go-to” experts in this field.

Her career has given Louise substantial experience of, and insight into the Social Housing demographic, together with an intimate knowledge of the law and practice relating to all aspects of Housing Disrepair litigation, both from the perspective of Claimants, Claims Management Companies and Social Landlords.

She is often approached for advice not only on individual cases but also on more strategic aspects of litigation in the sector.

Local Government Chronicle report on targeted housing disrepair claims against local authorities.https://www.lgcplus.com/services/housing/revealed-councils-targeted-as-ppi-firms-turn-to-housing-disrepair/7029058.article