Barrister Profile


Year of Call: 2020

Main Areas of Practice

Criminal Law
Defamation Law or Privacy Law
Employment Law
Personal Injury


Luke is regularly instructed in County Court and High Court matters and has experience in Personal Injury and Credit Hire cases on behalf of both Plaintiff and Defence, as well as cases involving Defamation and Breach of Contract.

Luke also appears in Criminal matters before the Magistrate’s Court, County Court (Appeals), Crown Court and in High Court bail applications.

Luke appears in a wide range of Employment Tribunal matters, predominantly involving discrimination and unfair dismissal, appearing before the Tribunal for both Claimant and Defendant.

Luke is additionally instructed regularly in Tax Tribunal cases, particularly involving the issue of Excise Duty.

Luke is also experienced and regularly appears in Mental Health Review Tribunals.


Degree of Barrister-at-Law, The Honourable Society of the Inn of Court of Northern Ireland.

Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Legal Studies, Institute of Professional Legal Studies, Queen’s University of Belfast.

LL.M (Hons) Human Rights Law, School of Law, Queen’s University of Belfast.

LL.B (Hons) Law, School of Law, Queen’s University of Belfast.


Prior to his call to the Bar, Luke gained experience working in a busy city centre law firm, working predominantly within the areas of Civil Litigation and Criminal Defence.