Louise Tickle

Freelance journalist Louise Tickle specialises in education, social affairs and the family justice system. She has written extensively on domestic abuse, the effects of poverty on children’s education and child protection. 

In 2016 she was shortlisted for the Orwell Prize for Journalism for a body of work about family courts, and was joint winner of the Bar Council’s Legal Reporting Award. She writes a regular column in Family Law Journal, blogs at www.openfamilycourt.wordpress.com and tweets @louisetickle