Naomi McLoughlin

Naomi McLoughlin
Year of call:

2016

Education:

2013 - Durham University Law LLB (Hons)

2016 - BPTC · Outstanding, BPP Law School Manchester

Career:

2017 - Pupil at Park Square Barristers

2016 - Advocate at DWF

2013 - Fee Earner at Keoghs

Appointments:

Junior Junior Panel, Government Legal Department

Memberships:

PIBA FLBA Lawyers for Children

Awards:

2017 - Walter Wigglesworth Scholarship (Lincoln’s Inn)

2016 - Buchanan Prize (Lincoln’s Inn)

2015 - BPP Regional Scholarship (BPP Manchester) Hardwicke Entrance Award (Lincoln’s Inn) Sir Thomas More Bursary (Lincoln’s Inn)

Naomi has a wealth of experience in representing Claimants and Defendants in a variety of personal injury matters such as EL/PL cases, road traffic accidents and industrial disease matters at all stages of proceedings. Naomi is happy to offer advice and represent parties from initial advice through to trial.

Naomi undertakes work at all stages from advisory work, drafting pleadings, schedule of loss, Part 35 questions, attending CCMCs and JSMs as well as attending trials.

Through her experience as an Advocate at DWF and her work as a ‘Junior Junior’ for the Government Legal Department, Naomi has experience of prison claims and is familiar with prison procedures and processes.

Naomi is experienced in disputes arising out of the Fixed Recoverable Costs regime and regularly provides advice or representation at hearings concerning costs/procedural issues.

Industrial Disease

Naomi was employed as a Fee Earner at a large national firm where she ran a caseload of Noise Induced Hearing Loss claims and assisted with other industrial disease claims including occupational stress and HAVS. As a result she has substantial experience in dealing with industrial disease matters and is familiar with both the CLB guidelines 2000 and the LCB Guidelines 2015.

Naomi accepts instructions for both Claimants and Defendants in all industrial disease matters. She is able to provide advices and settle pleadings within a short period of time.

Credit Hire

Naomi regularly deals and achieves success with credit hire matters at all stages of proceedings. Naomi regularly provides bespoke external training on the topic which ensures she is up to date on the most recent developments.

Civil Fraud

Naomi has experience of dealing with Qualified One Way Costs Shifting and allegations of fundamental dishonesty. She regularly deals with matters involving civil fraud, low velocity impact cases and exaggerated personal injury claims.

Contact Naomi’s clerks

Business Development Clerk – Andy Reeves on 0113 213 5252

Talia Webster on 0113 202 8609

Joshua Duree on 0113 213 5246

Sonia Kainth on 0113 213 5207

Public Law

Naomi receives instructions from all parties involved in care proceedings and repeatedly represents parties in multi-day hearings.

She is instructed on a wide range of cases including matters which involve issues of sexual abuse, physical abuse, non-accidental injuries, serious neglect, parents with learning difficulties or who lack capacity, substance misuse and oral expert evidence.

Naomi also delivered training to social workers at Leeds City Council.

Instructing Solicitor, 2018: ‘Naomi did a fantastic job, not only with her advocacy but in her interaction with the client and keeping me informed throughout.’

Trial Judge, 2018: ‘Miss McLoughlin dealt with the matter in a way which reflected abilities far beyond her year of call.’

Private Law

Naomi is instructed regularly to represent parents and children in private child arrangement disputes. She provides representation at all stages of proceedings including contested final hearings and finding of fact hearings.

Naomi was recently successful on appeal following the making of a final order for indirect contact. The issues surrounded domestic violence and the subsequent impact on ongoing contact between her client and their child.

 

Contact Naomi’s clerks

Claudine Cooper on 0113 202 8604

Paul Foster on 0113 213 5209

Arnela Siranovic on 0113 213 5212

Naomi is an experienced advocate in the inquest arena. She has experience in both jury inquests and Article 2 inquests. Naomi is regularly instructed to represent a range of interested parties including public bodies, private companies and families.

Naomi is experienced in providing representation at both inquests and pre-inquests reviews. She quickly identifies issues to ensure effective case management and the management of potential Regulation 28 (Reports to Prevent Future Deaths) issues.

Naomi regularly provides seminars and lecture on Coronial law, having recently provided a seminar to over 100 delegates.

Recent examples:

  • An inquest touching upon the death of care home resident. Concerns were raised over the medication procedure in the care home and the relationship between the care home and the relevant GP practice.
  • An inquest touching upon the death of a student in student accommodation. Naomi represented the University.
  • An inquest touching upon the death of a passenger at an airport abroad. Concerns were raised about the process following the disembarkation of passengers and the policies/procedures in place to assist passengers abroad. Naomi represented the airline.
  • An inquest following the death of a patient in hospital following the administration of a morphine overdose. Naomi represented the nurse who administered the dose.

Contact Naomi’s clerks

Madeleine Gray on 0113 202 8603

Patrick Urbina on 0113 213 5250

Naomi is an experienced advocate in the inquest arena. Naomi is regularly instructed to represent a range of interested parties including public bodies, private companies and families. She has experience in both jury inquests and Article 2 inquests.

Naomi is experienced in providing representation at both inquests and pre-inquests reviews. She quickly identifies issues to ensure effective case management and the management of potential Regulation 28 (Reports to Prevent Future Deaths) issues. Naomi is happy to advice in conference at any stage of the proceedings.

From her work as a ‘Junior Junior’ for the Government Legal Department, she has a wealth of experience in inquests involving prisons.

Naomi regularly provides seminars and lecture on Coronial law, having recently provided a seminar to over 100 delegates.

Recent examples:

  • An inquest touching upon the death of care home resident. Concerns were raised over the medication procedure in the care home and the relationship between the care home and the relevant GP practice.
  • An inquest touching upon the death of a student in student accommodation. Naomi represented the University.
  • An inquest touching upon the death of a passenger at an airport abroad. Concerns were raised about the process following the disembarkation of passengers and the policies/procedures in place to assist passengers abroad. Naomi represented the airline.
  • An inquest following the death of a patient in hospital following the administration of a morphine overdose. Naomi represented the nurse who administered the dose.

Contact Naomi’s clerks

Madeleine Gray on 0113 202 8603

Patrick Urbina on 0113 213 5250

Naomi has experience in cases involving welfare decisions and deprivations of liberty (DoL), including reviews under s.21A Mental Capacity Act 2005.

She is happy to advise at any stage in proceedings. Her paperwork, including skeleton arguments, position statements and draft interim and final orders, is detailed and persuasive, and can be turned around quickly and efficiently.

Naomi has recently undertaken a secondment for the Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group where she regularly advised on and assists with Court of Protection matters.

Contact Naomi’s clerks

Claudine Cooper on 0113 202 8604

Paul Foster on 0113 213 5209

Arnela Siranovic on 0113 213 5212