'5 Stone Buildings continues to prove itself to be one of the most dynamic and prominent traditional chancery chambers around.'
Chambers & Partners 2016 (Art & Cultural Property, Band 1): "He is very thorough and committed to the area. His knowledge is very broad and he carries it well. He has done some very clever work." "I think he has real clarity and an ability that belies his years."
Chambers & Partners 2015 (Art & Cultural Property, Band 1): "Has significant expertise in handling traditional chancery cases involving art and antiques." "A go-to junior on arts matters, who is very client friendly and who provides clear and concise advice on some of the most complex issues."
Luke has a commercial chancery practice with an emphasis on claims involving chattels, bailment, trusts, contentious probate, the administration of estates, the 1975 Act and proprietary estoppel. Luke has particular expertise in claims involving art and antiquities and he regularly acts for and against states, public bodies, museums and galleries, auction houses, private individuals and insurers in claims involving objects of cultural and artistic value. He is a Band 1 listed junior in the field of Art & Cultural Property in Chambers & Partners 2016. Luke's commercial practice includes claims involving commercial chattels, the sale of goods, personal and proprietary tracing claims and restitution.
Luke has been invited to teach on a proposed LLM in Art, Commerce and Law at Queen Mary University of London.