To instruct Luke please contact our clerks on +44 (0)20 7842 5555 or email [email protected].
Luke worked in the construction industry, mainly in the Far East, prior to coming to the bar. Given this technical background, Luke’s practice has focused on construction and engineering claims or disputes involving technology of one form or another. Whilst Luke’s practice is focused on construction, his ability has led him to dealing with cases ranging from matters arising from the Chernobyl disaster to disputes concerning the most technical nature of automotive design. Luke has also been instructed in some heavy commercial cases, particularly in relation to fraud.
Luke has particular expertise in the following areas:
Luke is recommended in Chambers and Partners and Legal 500, where comments include:
Luke was nominated for Construction & Energy Junior of the year at The Legal 500 UK Awards 2023.
Luke has been instructed on numerous international arbitrations, both as sole counsel, as part of a larger team and appointed as arbitrator. The majority of Luke’s arbitration experience concerns subjects where his construction and technical background have been relevant.
Luke has been instructed on construction cases and cases concerning construction professionals in the TCC and has experience of all the standard form contracts. Luke also has extensive experience of adjudication, both acting in adjudications and in dealing with enforcement proceedings.
Luke has been instructed on EPC contracts, including in relation to gas turbine and waste to energy plants. Luke also has significant experience in relation to renewable energy, including wind turbines and solar energy. Luke has also been instructed on mining cases around the world.
Luke has extensive experience of claims against professionals, particularly construction professionals.
Luke has been instructed on substantial commercial disputes, including cases involving fraud.
Luke has been instructed in relation to numerous property damage claims, including fires and floods.
Luke is a member of the 4 Pump Court Technology and Telecoms Team and has experience of contentious IT disputes. Luke has an in-depth understanding of the methods used in the development of software having written various pieces of software.
Luke is instructed by both insurers and brokers in disputes regarding policy coverage, non-disclosure, misrepresentation, fraudulent claims and issues surrounding subrogation.
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