Luke is a Partner with national law firm Irwin Mitchell and is based in their Birmingham office. He specialises in representing the survivors of sexual and physical abuse and neglect. He has significant experience of acting for clients in cases against local authorities, schools, religious organisations and children’s homes. Luke was the first lawyer in the country to recover in excess of £1m in damages for a family in a claim against their local authority for failing to remove them in to care and has been named the Birmingham Law Society Solicitor of the Year for his work in the field of child abuse. Luke is a panel member of ACAL and a Senior Litigator with the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.