Luke Garrett

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Luke Garrett

Practice Overview

Luke Garrett is a civil practitioner specialising in commercial, employment, and personal injury law. He receives both claimant and respondent\defendant instructions, and has experience of representing multi-national organisations, small businesses, local authorities and individual claimants. He is naturally service orientated in his approach; this together with his meticulous preparation, attention to detail and effective delivery has yielded many repeat instructions.

Notable and Reported cases

  • Recent cases

    • Acted in a 2 day multi track contested trial for a global manufacturer in the successful defence of claims brought for personal injury and consequential loss.
    • Acted for a claimant in the settlement of a claim for damages for historic VWF.
    • Acted in a multi day hearing in the Employment Tribunal for a claimant in the successful recovery of significant damages for unfair dismissal, avoiding any Polkey reduction.
    • Acted in a multi day PHR in the Employment Tribunal for a global plant provider, succeeding on a complex preliminary issue of employment status, consequently resisting a variety of substantive claims.
    • As a direct result of an earlier successful instruction, represented the family of the deceased in the nationally publicised inquest into the Harvey Nicholls shooting. This included a judicial review (in respect of the Coroner’s decision to sit without a jury) appearing before Mr Justice Langstaff. 

  • Chancery & Commercial

    Instructions are received to advise and represent clients predominantly in the areas of landlord & tenant, contract, credit hire, insolvency, debt/possession, and in proceedings for injunctive relief, in the County Court and High Court.

  • Employment & Professional Discipline

    Advice and representation is provided in all areas of employment law and at all stages of proceedings, including judicial mediations, in the Employment Tribunal and civil courts, with a particular emphasis on claims for breach of contract, unfair dismissal, constructive dismissal, TUPE, discrimination, redundancy and whistleblowing. Luke also advises in relation to professional disciplinary matters and represents clients at hearings before their regulatory body. 

  • Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence

    Instructions are received in relation to fatal accident proceedings, disease litigation, highways actions, road traffic accidents including motorcycle and bicycle claims, accidents in the workplace, occupiers’ liability, accidents overseas, and package holiday litigation. Advice and representation is also provided in detailed assessment proceedings.

  • Regulatory & Inquests

    Advice and representation is provided in relation to Coroner Inquests in a wide variety of contexts, and related judicial review proceedings with an emphasis on inquests arising from RTAs.

  • Appointments
    • The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn
    • Wales and Chester Circuit
    • Employment Lawyers Association
    • Personal Injuries Bar Association
  • Education & Qualification
    • BSc (Hons)
    • MA 
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