Louise Claro is one of the UKs leading and recognised expert financial advisors in the provision of specialist financial advice and Expert Witness reports for the Courts of England and Wales. Louise takes instructions from the UK's top leading financial institutions, insurers, solicitors, QCs and barristers in respect of her litigation work relating to professional negligence in alleged financial advice matters. She also deals with the provision of specialist financial advice relating to catastrophic and high value damages awards working closely with Deputies, Trustees or Claimants in receipt of awards arising from personal injury and clinical negligence claims.
Louise is highly experienced with good reputation. She is regulated and authorised by the FCA and holds significant controlling functions. She is a member of the Expert Witness Institute and Personal Finance Society.
Examples of Professional Negligence cases include;
- A v B - Claimant pursuing a claim for damages in excess of £500,000 quantum following alleged mis-sale of UCIS investments to a retail customer for over £2m. Allegation of regulatory rules breaches;
- Mr C v UK Bank - Acting on a Single Joint Expert basis following the same of complex structured products who alleged negligent advice
Example of Specialist Personal Injury and Medical Negligence Awards cases;
- Child K - Catastrophic brain injuries following arson attack. Criminal Injuries Compensation Award over £5m. Provision of complex financial planning to Trustees
- Mark aged 22 - Serious RTA. Significant injuries, provision of advice on periodical payments and lump sum alternatives. Case settled for £2,050,000 lump sum plus £50,000 periodical payment for life
All work undertaken during litigation shall be charged on an explicit time cost basis. Post settlement regulated financial advice will be agreed on a case by case basis dependent upon the initial and ongoing service(s) required.