Louise Santamera


Louise has over 2 decades experience of advising and representing clients in criminal matters ranging from road traffic offences to murder, with a demonstrable track record in appeal work. She is accustomed to acting as a junior alone in the most serious and complex cases and is known as a determined and resilient advocate who places emphasis on pro-active involvement at the earliest stages of a case. Louise is also known for her personable and approachable attitude towards lay clients.
Louise has a particular interest in those areas of crime which sometimes overlap with other areas such as employment and immigration.


Louise is qualified to accept Direct Access instructions.


– Criminal Bar Association
– Northern Circuit
– Gray’s Inn

R v JO – Large scale class A drugs conspiracy
R v UK – Sexual assault
R v JD – Vat fraud
R v PM – Rape
R v TG – s18 Assault
R v KH – Murder
PC v KH – Whistleblowing