Luke is a commercial litigation solicitor with Shoosmiths’ risk and litigation services department, based in Solent, Hampshire.

Luke deals with contractual and tortious disputes - mostly in the automotive, construction, insurance or technology sectors - advising clients such as Volkswagen, Honda, IKEA and GAME, amongst others.

He also advises companies and former shareholders in disputes regarding the sale and purchase of shares and undertakings, and retailers and other blue-chip companies in commercial disputes relating to contractual interpretation and breach, negligence, misrepresentation etc.

Recent work includes:

  • advising international manufacturers and insurers, national retailers and regional distributors in matters relating to consumer rights and protections, including product liability claims and product recall campaigns;
  • advising sellers of a national waste management and disposal company in High Court proceedings brought by the buyers, seeking multi-million pound damages for breach of SPA warranties relating to land and legal and financial liabilities, breach of covenants relating to tax and for indemnities covering costs and expenses; and
  • advising an international motor racing team on breach of a sponsorship agreement in a well-known motor racing tournament.

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