Louise Arrol

Louise M. Arrol

Year of Call: 2005


Dip L.P. University of Strathclyde

LL.B (Hons) University of Dundee

Special interests


Health & Safety


Stable telephone number

0141 370 8669

Angela Bath

Laura Kenney

Nicole Ferguson


She has specialism dealing with complicated psychiatric and psychological evidence, cross examining witnesses with vulnerabilities and preparation of cases with complex evidence such as DNA, firearms discharge residue and cell site analysis.

Louise called to the Bar in 2005. Since then she has become one of the most frequently instructed advocates at the criminal bar. Louise has been instructed as junior counsel in the longest and most high profile murder trials in recent years. Louise has also built up an extensive practice defending sexual crimes. She is one of the most regularly instructed counsel in this area, having defended numerous rape trials.

Louise has been instructed frequently as lead junior and regularly represents police officers being prosecuted. She also regularly defends  attempt murders, fraud, misuse of drugs act, abduction, robbery, firearms, computer crime, possession/distribution of indecent images and historical sexual abuse cases.



David Montgomery (double jeopardy application)

HMA v Ross Monagahan (gerbil murder)

HMA v Colin Coats (Lynda Spence murder)

HMA v Mohammed Siddique (fratricide)

PF v Amanda Daly (data protection)