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Debenhams Ottaway

IVY HOUSE, 107 ST PETERS STREET, ST ALBANS, AL1 3EW, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01727 837161
Fax:
Fax 01727 830506
DX:
6105 ST ALBANS
Email:
Web:
www.debenhamsottaway.co.uk
Radlett, St Albans

Luke Harrison

Tel:
Work 01727 735639
Email:
Debenhams Ottaway

Work Department

Commercial litigation and dispute resolution.

Position

Luke is the lead partner in the litigation and dispute resolution team and a solicitor advocate. He is also immediate past chairman of the Commercial Litigation Association. His practice comprises of a broad spectrum of commercial disputes but he has particular expertise in contentious insolvency, banking and financial services, boardroom disputes, professional negligence claims and disputes concerning technology and software. He regularly handles high value heavyweight litigation in specialist divisions of the high court often being instructed to act against or alongside major UK or international firms in multi-party litigation.

Luke has been shortlisted for the St Albans Chamber of Commerce Business Leader of the Year 2017 and a winner of the M&A Adviser, Emerging Leader Awards 2017.

Career

Trained at Debenhams Ottaway LLP (formerly Turner & Debenhams), qualified: 2006, made partner in present firm: 2013.

Languages

French and German (fluent).

Member

Commercial Litigation Association, Franco British Lawyers Society.

Education

Gravesend Grammar School for Boys; Sussex University, European Studies (French and German) (BA) Hons; Common Professional Examination in Law, (Commendation); College of Law, Legal Practice Course (Commendation).

Leisure

Running, hill walking, downhill mountain biking, skiing, rugby, motor sport, social media, travelling, cooking and sampling craft beer and fine wines.


South East: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx

Within: Commercial litigation: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx

Debenhams Ottaway’s team has strong expertise in contentious insolvency, professional negligence and IP disputes. Cases from the technology and construction areas are on the rise. The practice is headed by insolvency expert Luke Harrison. Juliet Schalker is the name to note for professional negligence work, while senior associate Rosie Patterson is recommended for her experience in patent disputes, particularly in the pharmaceutical industry.

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