Luke is a senior associate in our Insurance & Health team and is based in our Melbourne office.
Luke specialises in:
- Professional indemnity
- Complex construction claims (including architects, engineers, building surveyors, D&C contractors)
Luke has extensive insurance law experience, specialising in financial lines work, with a particular focus on professional indemnity insurance. He regularly acts for local and overseas insurers in defending claims and responding to regulatory investigations made against a wide variety of professionals, in particular, in the construction and health sectors, including D&C contractors, building surveyors, architects, engineers, accountants, real estate agents and allied health professionals.
His experience extends to acting for insurers in coverage disputes and otherwise providing coverage advice.
'I thoroughly enjoy the diverse range of claims that professional indemnity insurance has to offer, particularly across the construction and health sectors. I also enjoy working with our professional insurance clients to develop effective strategies which are both cost effective and which aim to promote a sensible and practical resolution to the dispute.
Barry Nilsson is a leader in insurance law and has a great reputation in the market. I was attracted to Barry Nilsson because of its wonderful culture and its specialist expertise in professional indemnity claims.'
Luke holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Legal Studies. He is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria (LIV), Australian Insurance Law Association (AILA) and Australian Professional Indemnity Group (APIG).