Year of Call: 2018
Bar Professional Training Course, City University, 2018, Graded ‘Outstanding’
Law LLB (Hons), Portsmouth University, 2014 – 2017, First Class Honours
Areas of Work
Louis is currently a second six pupil at 9 KBW who accepts instructions in the Magistrates Court.
He recently represented a Defendant at first appearance who was charged with assaulting an emergency worker by beating at a time when the UK was in lockdown during the Coronavirus Pandemic. The Defendant had allegedly coughed at Police Officers during his arrest for a separate assault.
Prior to pupillage, Louis was a County Court Advocate, regularly appearing in various courts across the South of England. Louis dealt with a wide range of civil matters such as landlord and tenant matters, mortgage possessions, bankruptcy proceedings, return of goods hearings, and case management hearings. In addition to these, Louis frequently represented parties in small claims trials, during which he would examine witnesses and make submissions.
Mr Maskell is regulated by the Bar Standards Board, holds a current practising certificate and his details can be found on the BSB’s Barrister Register https://www.barstandardsboard.org.uk/regulatory-requirements/the-barristers'-register/
If you are not satisfied with the service that Mr Maskell provides you can make a complaint to Chambers. Information on Chambers Complaints Procedure is available on Chambers website www.9kbw.com/about-us/complaints-procedure
If you are not satisfied with the response you receive from Chambers you may complain to the Legal Ombudsman (This must be done within the time limits set out) The contact details can be found on the Legal Ombudsman’s website http://www.legalombudsman.org.uk/