Louise McKeon-Stuart

Senior Lecturer

Faculty:Faculty of Business and Law

School:Economics, Finance and Law

Location: Cambridge

Areas of Expertise: Law

Louise is Senior Lecturer in Law on our Cambridge campus, and Module Leader for Foundations of Criminal Law on our Law LLB (Hons).



Louise is a solicitor and was in practice as a Partner until 2002, specialising in judicial review mainly in areas of publicly funded social welfare law. She left practice in March 2002 to join the academic staff at the Inns of Court School of Law at City University, where she taught on the Bar Vocational Course and the Legal Practice Course.

In September 2007, Louise moved to the Law School at Anglia Ruskin University, teaching on both the undergraduate degree and the Legal Practice Course as a Senior Lecturer. Louise was the Director of the Legal Practice Course from 2008–2012.

Louise has written and taught on a wide range of subjects including litigation, advocacy and other practical legal skills, wills and administration of estates, family law, commercial litigation, clinical and professional negligence, private client and professional conduct

She has a special interest in the teaching and development of professional legal skills. Louise has both taught and practised family law since 1987. She is a Family Mediator and a member of the Family Mediation Association.

Research interests

  • Professional ethics
  • Legal ethics
  • Family law
  • Family mediation
  • Criminal law and policy


Law LLB (Hons), Legal Practice Course PG Dip


  • BA (Hons) English and History with History of Art, University of Bristol
  • LPC and Law Society Finals, City of London Polytechnic

Memberships, editorial boards

  • Member, the Law Society
  • Fellow, the Higher Education Academy
  • Member, Family Mediation Association

Research grants, consultancy, knowledge exchange

Louise is an external examiner at the University of Strathclyde, LLM in advocacy and an SRA validation panel member.