Luke’s robust practice centres on civil litigation, focusing on a variety of related matters, including insurance and tort law and environmental law. Luke also frequently counsels clients on municipal and regulatory matters, including expropriation-related matters, municipal disputes, and hearings before regulatory tribunals.
In the area of insurance and tort law, he represents and advises insurance companies, professionals, manufacturers, commercial businesses, and individuals. 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, as well as before administrative bodies such as the Environmental Appeal Board, the Agricultural Land Commission, and the BC Utilities Commission. Throughout his career, Luke has focused on assisting clients in finding practical solutions to disputes and problems that arise in the course of their business. He has been selected by peers for inclusion in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada (Insurance Law).
Luke provides legal services through a Law Corporation.