After gaining a degree in Law and History at University College London, Louise Walker qualified as a solicitor in 2003, having trained with Dawsons. Louise joined Hunters in May 2004 and became a partner in 2009.
Louise has 15 years post-qualification experience, and works on a broad range of private client matters for individuals, families and trustees, including dealing with tax and succession planning, estate and trust matters. She has substantial experience of advising in relation to wills, trusts, powers of attorney, capital taxes, probate and estate administration, including complex areas of expertise. She deals with lifetime and post-death planning and acts for UK and international clients, having experience in dealing with estates with overseas elements and some cross-border issues.
She is a member of The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). Her work also involves supervising other members of the private client team in relation to the full range of private client work, including probate.
Louise is recommended in the Personal Tax, Trusts and Probate section of The Legal 500 2017 and referrers note that she is ‘technically excellent and also has a very good understanding of the complex tax needs of families’.