Global Professional Support Lawyer

Louise Fernandes-Owen

Employment & Benefits, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion


As the global professional support lawyer for the Employment & Benefits practice, Louise creates multi-jurisdictional products and services for clients, regularly shaping technology to deliver innovative and award-winning solutions. Alongside providing clients with practical commentary and insights on topical global employment and benefits issues, she designs initiatives to inform and enhance client service delivery. As a senior, highly experienced, professional support lawyer, Louise also develops solutions to meet the practice’s global knowledge needs and maximise efficiency.

Related Services & Industries


  • Winner: Standout Diversity in Innovation – Legal Innovation Awards
  • Recognition: Legal Technology Trailblazers – National Law Journal
  • Winner: Best Provision of Know-How to Clients – Managing Partners’ Forum
  • Finalist: Client Service Innovation – The Lawyer Awards 
  • Finalist (Individual): PSL of the Year – LexisNexis Legal Awards
  • Finalist: Best Business Team – American Lawyer Industry Awards


  • Nottingham Law School, LPC
  • University of Birmingham, Law, LLB (Hons)


  • England and Wales

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Employment Lawyers Association
  • European Employment Lawyers Association
  • International Bar Association
  • Mayer Brown NextGen x Apprentice