Luke’s robust practice centres on civil litigation, focusing on a variety of related matters, including insurance and tort law and environmental law.
Luke frequently counsels clients in debt and insolvency litigation — with particular emphasis in relation to realization and collection. Additionally, he provides counsel on expropriation-related matters.
In the area of insurance and tort law, he represents and advises insurance companies, manufacturers, and individuals in matters involving:
- product liability
- personal injury
- motor vehicle liability
- professional negligence
- coverage issues
In the area of environmental law, he represents and advises clients in a wide variety of contaminated site issues relating to both commercial and residential properties — including cost-recovery actions on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants. He also provides legal advice and representation to companies on environmental regulatory compliance, emergency spill responses and environmental prosecutions.
Luke has appeared at all levels of B.C. courts on a wide range of matters. Throughout his career, he has provided legal advice and representation to companies on environmental regulatory compliance, emergency spill responses and environmental prosecutions and to major financial institutions on realization-related litigation.