Luke has considerable experience advising insurers in relation to liability and indemnity across a range of insurance products, policies and claims. His particular focus is in the area of statutory insurance schemes in Tasmania such as workers compensation and compulsory third party. Luke has advised most of the licensed workers compensation insurers and many of the self-insurers in Tasmania, as well as Tasmania’s statutory CTP insurer, the Motor Accidents Insurance Board.
Luke provides representation and advocacy in relation to disputed claims in the Supreme Court of Tasmania, the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Tribunal and the Motor Accidents Compensation Tribunal, as well as other statutory tribunals. He has extensive experience in all aspects of commercial litigation, having previously worked as Crown Counsel for the State of Tasmania in the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions.
Luke also works with employers on a range of workplace, health and safety (WHS) issues including compliance with WHS laws, the management of major safety incidents and internal safety investigations, the management of investigations and prosecutions by statutory authorities, and coronial inquests.
Luke is a national board member and state committee member of the Australian Insurance Law Association.
Luke’s experience includes advising: